Driver dies after colliding with logging truck near Grand Rapids

The crash happened mid-morning Tuesday.
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A Minnesota man was killed in a crash involving the SUV he was driving and a logging truck on the Iron Range. 

The crash happeend Tuesday around 10:15 a.m. on Hwy. 169 at County Road 450 north of Hill City, with the State Patrol reporting that 69-year-old Michael A. Brandt, of Deerwood, was driving a Ford Explorer north on Hwy. 169 when he crossed the center line and made contact with the left side of a southbound logging truck. 

Brandt died at the scene, the State Patrol said. The driver of the semi tractor, a 59-year-old Grand Rapids man, was not injured. 

No further information has been provided. 

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