[Update] ***Breaking News*** Rosemount Man Dead in Pine County Rollover
Steven Cote, 55, from Rosemount is dead after a single vehicle rollover crash in Pine County Monday afternoon.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened on I-35 northbound, a third of a mile north of Kettle River near mile post 198. The road was classified as icy at the time of the crash.
The 2002 Ford Ranger, driven by the Cote’s wife Gail Cote, struck an icy patch, then hit the shoulder of the roadway and rolled down a ditch into a set of trees.
Both were transported to the Pine Medical Center in Sandstone. Gail Cote suffered only minor injuries.
Both were wearing their seatbelt at the time of the crash.