Weather Forecast


Rural Vergas man killed in Becker County rollover

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Excessive speed was likely the cause of a rollover that killed a rural Vergas man Thursday morning, according to Becker County sheriff's Sgt. Shane Richards.

Kevin James Evans, 57, was driving a minivan north on Becker County Road 17 about 8 a.m. when he apparently lost control on a curve, Richards said. The van rolled several times and ended up about 150 yards into a field, where it caught fire.

Richards said Evans was ejected as the vehicle rolled and died at the scene. Emergency personnel searched the field but found no passengers.

Forum News Service

The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, including the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In addition to breaking and enterprise news, we offer a wide variety of sports, features, business, agriculture, outdoors and opinion content. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.