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Man, 37, killed in UTV crash in northern Minnesota

It happened early Monday afternoon.

A man was killed in northern Minnesota when their UTV struck a tree on Monday.

The incident happened on Lost Lake road near the Vermillion Trail, about 7 miles south of Biwabik.

Killed in the crash was Benjamin Kaiser, 37, of Gilbert, who was driving a Polaris Ranger utility side-by-side eastbound on the road at around 12:25 p.m.

Kaiser went off the road into the north side ditch and struck a tree.

Despite lifesaving efforts at the scene, Kaiser was pronounced dead.

There have been 66 fatalities on Minnesota roads in 2020, the same number at the same date in 2019.

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