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UPDATE: Man killed in crash identified

Updated: November 09, 2020 05:14 PM
Created: November 07, 2020 10:48 AM

(ABC 6 News) - UPDATE: The Mower County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a crash Friday. 

The man has been identified as 82-year-old Gary Lowell Larson of Hayfield. 

No further information about the crash has been released. 


One man has died in a fiery, fatal crash in Mower County on Friday according to the Mower County Sheriff's Office.

The deadly crash took place at the 33000 block of 60th Ave. NE on Sargeant, MN around 3:30 p.m.

Sheriff Steve Sandvik said in a press release that a single-vehicle crash was reported after the driver hit a bridge. Officials said the male driver appeared to be trapped in the car alone and unconscious.

Dispatch was also told that the car was on fire and that it was spreading quickly.

According to Sheriff Sandvik, when deputies arrived they saw an SUV in flames with the driver still inside who appeared to be dead at that time. 

Several agencies were at the scene including the Hayfield Fire Department, Southeast Minnesota Medical Examiner, and the State Fire Marshal.

The driver was the only occupant of the burning vehicle and authorities say he was not identifiable. His body was taken to the medical examiner for an autopsy. The crash is still under investigation.

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