Aitkin County Man Killed In Itasca Auto Accident

Sunday, February 16th, 2014 at 11:13 am

An Aitkin County man has died after crashing his car in Itasca on Saturday afternoon.

Minnesota State Troopers say the accident happened at around 1pm near Highway 169 and Lakeview Drive in Itasca County.

The driver of the vehicle, 60-year-old James E. Lee of Swatara, was headed north on Highway 169 when his car went off the road and hit a snow bank near Lakeview Drive.

It appears that Lee had a medical issue before the crash happened. Troopers say he was brought to Grand Itasca Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

A medical examiner is continuing to find a cause of death.

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