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Driver killed in rollover near Fosston identified

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Driver killed in rollover near Fosston identified
Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle rollover on Polk Coutny Road 1 near Fosston as Paul Allen Hemmingsen, 37, or rural Fosston.

The sheriff's office responded at 11:21 p.m., along with the Minnesota State Patrol, First Care Ambulance and Fosston Fire and Rescue.

The sheriff's office said the car left the roadway, rolled and landed upside-down in a small pond. Hemmingsen was transported to First Care Hospital in Fosston and pronounced dead.

The accident remains under investigation by the sheriff's office.