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Cottage Grove man dead after fiery crash

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WOODBURY - A Cottage Grove man died after his car left the road, crashed into a tree and caught fire Thursday near the Woodbury-Newport border.


Family members confirmed that the driver, Charles Lake, 58, was pronounced dead at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

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