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Driver found dead in truck

AITKIN — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the death of a male driver who was found dead in his Chevrolet truck along Highway 47 near Aitkin in Aitkin County.

The state patrol received a report at 7:28 a.m. Monday of a truck that ran off the road.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the death is a result of a medical condition and not a fatality crash, reported the state patrol.

The name of the victim was not released Monday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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