On Oct. 8, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Mille Lacs County Communications Center received a call of a motor vehicle accident in the area of 145th Avenue south of 190th Street, Milaca.

It appears that 24-year-old Nathan Zurn of Foreston was driving northbound in a 2006 Chevy Cobalt when he drove into the southbound lane striking a dump truck hauling a track ho driven by 26-year-old Dylan Jansen of Milaca.

Both parties were airlifted to North Memorial Hospital where it was reported that Nathan Zurn had died from his injuries. It is unknown at this time the extent of injuries to Jansen.

This incident is being investigated by the Mille lacs County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

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