One dead in crash in Sauk River

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Aug 25, 2013 at 10:31 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) The driver of a vehicle has died after crashing into the Sauk River in Waite Park.

Sergeant Jason Burke of the St. Cloud Police Department says the crash happened at 1:24 am Sunday west of 28th Avenue South near Mills Fleet Farm.

The vehicle was eastbound on Stearns County Road 75 when it struck a bridge guardrail and left the road. The vehicle came to rest on the driver's side in the Sauk River.

The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle and was dead at the scene.

The identity of the driver has not been released.

St. Cloud police were assisted at the scene by Waite Park police, the State Patrol, Waite Park Fire Department, Stearns County Sheriff's Office and Gold Cross Ambulance.

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