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Pine River man killed in crash

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PINE RIVER — A 60-year-old Pine River man was killed Sunday when the vehicle he was driving failed to negotiate a curve, went off the right side of the road, struck a tree and then started on fire, reported the Minnesota State Patrol.

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It was reported that Wallace Joenks was in the fully engulfed vehicle upon arrival of law enforcement. The crash was reported at 6:39 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 84 and 12th Street Southwest near Pine River in Cass County.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.

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