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Marine on St. Croix Man Dies in Crash Near Stillwater

Posted at: 02/28/2013 9:14 AM
Updated at: 02/28/2013 3:23 PM
By: Leslie Dyste

Crews responded to a deadly crash on Highway 36 between Lake Elmo and Stillwater around 6:15 a.m. Thursday.

According to the State Patrol, 42-year-old John Larson of Marine on St. Croix died in the crash.

Larson was headed eastbound on Highway 36 with a green arrow to turn onto Manning Avenue. As he went through the intersection, he was hit by a vehicle driven by Kenneth Tougaw of Bayport.

Tougaw was headed westbound on Highway 36. It's unclear if he was injured in the crash.

The westbound lane of Highway 36 was closed following the crash and has since reopened.

At this point additional details have not been released.