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Solway rollover results in one fatality on icy roads

Early morning icy conditions on Highway 2 resulted in a fatal rollover on Wednesday as a Ford van left the roadway and rolled about a mile east of Solway. Paramedics, First Responders and a state trooper attend to the driver. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

A Wednesday morning rollover accident on icy U.S. Highway 2 near Solway resulted in one dead and at least two injured.

The name of the deceased will be released later tonight.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol report out of Thief River Falls:

At 8:36 a.m. Wednesday, a white 2004 Ford van was traveling west on Highway 2 about one mile east of Solway. The driver of the van lost control on the icy road, entered the median, rolled and came to rest in the eastbound lane. The five passengers are all listed as address unknown. They are Edgar H. Delon, 33; Claudio Tlapa Lopez, 33; German Tlapa Lopez, 31; Jose J. Martinez Trujillo, 46; and Antonia A. Garcia, 28. Claudio Tlapa Lopez was reported to have non-life-threatening injuries. German Tlapa Lopez was treated at North Country Regional Hospital and released. Delon and Trujillo had no apparent injuries. Garcia's physical condition was not documented. Of the survivors, only Delon was listed as wearing a seat belt. The van had no rear seats.