Morton, MN (KROC-AM News)- A rollover crash in rural western Minnesota claimed the life of a New Ulm man Tuesday night. 

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The State Patrol responded to the deadly crash shortly after 10 p.m. It happened on Hwy. 19 in Morton, which is about 65 miles west of Mankato. 

The state crash report says a sedan traveling west through the town of less than 1,000 people when it ran off the road and rolled. The driver, identified as 36-year-old Jacob Samuel Hawn, was pronounced dead at the scene. 


He was not buckled up and it’s unknown if alcohol played a role in causing the deadly crash, according to the state report.

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