*Update* Minneapolis Man Killed in Pine Co. Rollover

Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 11:04 pm

The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the man killed in a single vehicle rollover Friday in Pine County as Chad Nelson,27, from Minneapolis.  According to the State Patrol, Nelson was the passenger in a vehicle driving northbound in I-35.  A witness says the vehicle, a Jeep two-door wagon, was driving at 80-85 mph.  The driver reportedly moved to the right lane, drifted onto the right shoulder, over corrected and lost control into the median.  The vehicle then rolled three times and came to rest facing northeast on the west side of I-35 southbound under County Road 43.

The accident occurred around 9:35 a.m.  near mile post 205.  Nelson suffered head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Pine County Sheriff’s Department also responded to the scene.

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