MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A rear-end crash Saturday afternoon in the Twin Cities left one man dead.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, authorities responded around 12:30 p.m. to reports of a crash in Fridley near the 5300 block of University Avenue Northeast.

The crash involved two SUVs both traveling north on University Avenue. The first SUV rear-ended the second, causing the struck SUV to drift off-road and collide with a utility pole.

The driver of the first SUV, identified as 62-year-old Thomas James Gale of Fridley, died in the crash. The driver of the second SUV was unharmed.

The crash remains under investigation.