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An Isle husband and wife are dead following a rollover crash in Lakeside Township Tuesday.

According to a press release from the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office, the department received a call about a vehicle in the ditch at 9:50 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The caller reported two occupants in the vehicle, which was upside down and partially submerged in water.

McGregor First Responders, South Aitkin First Responders, Isle Ambulance and law enforcement responded. The first responders confirmed two people were in the vehicle and were deceased. According to the press release, the couple are Paul and Teresa Debreto of Isle.

The Minnesota State Patrol conducted accident reconstruction at the scene, while both victims were transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office. The medical examiner’s preliminary find was that the pair likely died from hypothermia.

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