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Man killed in Detroit Lakes rollover Friday night

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A Detroit Lakes man died Friday night after his car rolled several times in a ditch, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Ronald Gene Gillund, 69, was traveling south on St. Mary of the Lakes Road around 8 p.m. when his car went into a ditch and hit a mailbox, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

The car got back on the road but then rolled several times in the ditch, throwing Gillund from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the way to a hospital.

The sheriff’s department and the Minnesota State Patrol are investigating the accident, the release said.

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