One Dead In Rollover Near Keewatin

By KBJR News 1

October 8, 2011 Updated Oct 9, 2011 at 6:57 PM CDT

Keewatin, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - According to the Minnesota State Patrol the vehicle was traveling south on Highway 169, 3 miles south of Keewatin when the accident happened just after 2:30 Saturday morning.

The car went into the ditch and then back across both lanes of traffic before going into the ditch and rolling.

37 year old Jeremy Topper of Cohasset died on scene after he was ejected from the car he was driving when it rolled over.

The passenger in the car, 34 year old Jared Tenny of Grand Rapids was taken to the University Medical Center-Mesabi in Hibbing with non life threatening injuries.

Both the Keewatin and Nashwauk police, along with Itasca County sheriff responded to the accident.