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Rochester man dies in single-vehicle crash on Interstate 90

The victim has been ID'd as a 59-year-old from Rochester.

A Rochester man died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 in southern Minnesota. 

The fatal crash happened just before 11 a.m. Sunday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol, which reports that a Rochester man was driving a 2015 Toyota Camry westbound on the freeway when he left the roadway and hit a tree near the Marion Rest Area.

The driver, identified as 59-year-old Thomas L. Schwerzler, of Rochester, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The rest area near the crash site is located in Eyota Township, not far from the southeast side of Rochester. 

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