Elbow Lake man dies in Otter Tail County crash

Nicholas Salo, 29, of Elbow Lake, died in the Labor Day weekend crash.


A motor vehicle crash killed an Elbow Lake man over Labor Day weekend in Otter Tail County.

At 2:30 p.m., a passerby on County Hwy. 24, east of Erhard, Minn., noticed a Chevy Silverado in the north ditch and called officers, according to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.

When officers arrived, they found the Silverado down a steep embankment, where it appeared to have hit a tree. Inside the car was Nicholas Salo, 29, of Elbow Lake, who died in the crash.

The crash is believed to have happened in the evening of Saturday, Sept. 4, or the morning of Sunday, Sept. 5., the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office report said.

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