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Updated: 63-year-old Laporte man dies late Thursday in Laporte detour rollover

     One man has died at the detour around Laporte late Thursday night, the victim of a one-vehicle rollover.

     The victim died at the scene. He was identified at 63-year-old Ronald C. Muller.

     According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the vehicle “was traveling northbound on County 45 along the Minnesota Highway 200 construction detour when it left the roadway.”

     The vehicle “struck several trees and rolled, ejecting the driver,” the State Patrol report indicates.

     The crash occurred just after 10:30 p.m. The Patrol, Hubbard County, Lakeport First Responders and North Ambulance all responded. The State Patrol said the crash was alcohol-related.

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