DULUTH Authorities identified the 53-year-old man who died in a single vehicle crash in downtown Duluth on Saturday, Sept. 25.

In a Facebook post Monday morning, Sept. 27, the Duluth Police Department said Brian Keith Jackson, of Duluth, died when a "mechanical failure" caused his vehicle to crash Saturday evening.

Duluth police officers were called to South First Avenue East and Michigan Street at 7:08 p.m. Jackson, who was the only occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Duluth Police Investigators believe there was a mechanical failure to Jackson’s vehicle, causing the crash to occur," the department wrote.

The update refutes earlier details released by the police.

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"Initial reports stated Jackson was ejected from the vehicle, but after a thorough investigation, that was untrue," the department wrote. "Jackson was not ejected from his vehicle."