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Published October 16, 2012, 03:09 PM

Minnesota man dies in truck rollover near Gardner, N.D.

GARDNER, N.D. – A 49-year-old man from Hector, Minn., died in a trucking accident shortly after 11 a.m. today near Gardner, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.

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GARDNER, N.D. – A 49-year-old man from Hector, Minn., died in a trucking accident shortly after 11 a.m. today near Gardner, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.

The man, whose name hasn’t been released, was traveling eastbound on Cass County 26 about four miles east of Gardner when the truck drifted off the blacktop road into the south ditch, the patrol stated in a news release.

The driver overcorrected and lost control, and the truck went back onto the road where it rolled and entered the south ditch a second time, the patrol stated in a news release.

The driver was ejected and died at the scene, the release stated.

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