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Authorities have identified the man killed following a fight in Fridley on Sunday.

Joseph Darrell Skogen, 45, of Coon Rapids, died after the reported fight on the 6300 block of Pierce Street Northeast at around 10:20 p.m. Sunday.

Emergency responders attempted lifesaving measures upon arriving, but Skogen was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 42-year-old man from Fridley has been arrested and is being held on probable cause 2nd-degree manslaughter charges.

As of Tuesday morning, he has not yet been formally charged.

The case remains under investigation.

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