State Patrol investigating fatal crash involving alcohol in Beltrami County

A Minnesotan man died in the crash and a Arizona driver was injured.
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One person is dead following an overnight crash in Beltrami County. 

Details are limited, but the Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened around 2:20 a.m. Friday on Hwy. 71 and Sprucewood Lane in Hines Township. Crash reconstruction is ongoing, according to the incident report. 

A 41-year-old man from Ponemah, Minnesota, died in the crash. He was driving a 2001 Buick Regal. 

Also involved was a 42-year-old man from Tuscon, Arizona, who was driving a 2019 Jeep Wrangler.

He suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Sanford Medical Center for treatment. 

The State Patrol notes that alcohol was detected on the Arizona man. 

More information is expected to be released later Friday. 

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