Man killed in rollover crash in St. Paul the day before his birthday

The 25-year-old was ejected from his vehicle.
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A man was killed in a rollover crash in St. Paul just hours before his 26th birthday.

James Gaustad, 25, of South St. Paul, was killed in the crash reported around 9:50 p.m. at the intersection of Flandrau Street and Minnehaha Avenue East.

St. Paul Police Department says responders found Gaustad in the street when they arrived at the scene, having been ejected from a Mercury Grand Marquis.

"St. Paul Fire medics responded and pronounced the 25-year-old man deceased," a police spokesperson added.

At this time, the crash remains under investigation.

There have been 148 deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021, compared to 108 at the same date in 2020.

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