Driver, 66, dies in Christmas Day crash in icy conditions

The victim is a man from Mantorville.
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A 66-year-old man was killed in a Christmas morning crash in Cannon Falls.

The Minnesota State Patrol said that the crash happened just after 6 a.m. on Hwy. 52 in snowy/icy conditions.\

A Dodge Ram heading southbound left the road and rolled in the median ditch.

The driver, 66-year-old Elton Behnken, of Mantorvile, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There have been 389 fatalities on Minnesota roads in 2020 so far, more than the 364 in the entirety of 2019.

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