A 29-year-old rural Nisswa man died in a car accident Monday, Feb. 1, near the intersection of County Road 18 and Wedgewood Road in Lake Edward Township, Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard said in a news release.

His name was being withheld pending notification of relatives.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office responded at 9:26 p.m. to a vehicle off the road near the intersection. Upon arrival, deputies found that a 2004 Toyota Tundra was traveling east on County Road 18 when the driver lost control and hit a tree. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash is currently under investigation.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Nisswa Fire Department; Nisswa, Breezy Point and Lake Shore police departments; North Memorial Ambulance Service; and the Minnesota State Patrol.

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