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UPDATE: Authorities ID man in fatal New York Mills crash

A Deer Creek man died in a rollover accident on Highway 10 in New York Mills Wednesday morning. The man, age 50, was driving west on Highway 10 when he lost control on the bridge over Broadway Avenue, or County Road 67, the Minnesota State Patrol...

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New York Mills Police Department, Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota State Patrol and New York Mills Fire Department personnel gathered Wednesday morning at the scene of a fatal rollover in New York Mills. The identity of the driver, a 50-year-old Deer Creek man, is expected to be released tomorrow. Brian Hansel/Forum News Service

A Deer Creek man died in a rollover accident on Highway 10 in New York Mills Wednesday morning.

The man, age 50, was driving west on Highway 10 when he lost control on the bridge over Broadway Avenue, or County Road 67, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. He went off the road into the right ditch, and then rolled down onto the Broadway Avenue on-ramp to Highway 10.

The man was identified by authorities on Thursday as John Lloyd Manselle.

He was driving a 2003 Ford Pickup on what was reported to be a wet, wintry road. The accident occurred at 7:43 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office and personnel from the New York Mills police and fire departments assisted at the scene.

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