Man Dead in Itasca County Crash

A man is dead after he crashed his truck in Itasca County.

The victim is 29-year-old Nicholas Peterson of Cambridge, Minn.

The crash happened at 12:04 a.m. on Highway 65 south of Swan Lake.

Peterson went off the road and into a ditch after hitting some trees, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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