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Park Rapids man dies in single vehicle rollover early Friday

John C. Wolfe, 29 was dead at the scene of the crash on State Highway 87 and County Road 20.

The State Patrol said he was traveling “at a very high rate of speed for the recommended 35 mph corner.” He died at the scene.

The corner is a sharp turn. The Patrol report said Wolfe’s 2001 Chevy Suburban “rolled several times end over end.”

The crash occurred at 1:38 a.m. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Department assisted the State Patrol. A chaplain was called out to help console the next of kin.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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