On Saturday, September 4, at approximately 10:01 p.m., Fillmore County Sheriff’s dispatch received a 911 call of a single vehicle rollover crash on Fillmore County Road 12, approximately one mile east of Highway 52. Law Enforcement, Fire and Ambulance were dispatched. Law Enforcement arrived on scene at 10:07 p.m. and located an unresponsive male occupant in the driver’s seat. Lifesaving measures were administered by law enforcement officers until EMTs took over. The driver, a 19-year-old Lanesboro man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation; the identity of the driver will be released at a later date pending notification of family members. Fillmore County Deputies, Preston Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, the Preston Ambulance, and Preston Fire Department responded to the crash.