One Killed in Staples Crash

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Jul 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm

STAPLES, Minn. (KNSI) - One person is dead and several others were injured after an early morning crash near Staples.

The Todd County Sheriff's office arrived at the scene of the one-vehicle crash on Tuesday morning just before 5 a.m.

The pickup truck, driven by 27 year-old Dale Czechowicz, crashed and rolled into a field.

One passenger was ejected and died from their injuries.

Czechowisz and the two other passengers received non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say alcohol appeared to be a contributing factor.

The name of the deceased is being withheld until family is notified. 

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