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Glenwood man dies in rollover in Douglas County

Crash occurred near Leaf Valley on Friday, Sept. 24.

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A Glenwood man was killed when his vehicle rolled off a road and into a ditch north of Leaf Valley in northern Douglas County on Friday, Sept. 24.

A news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Dennis Wayne Hovde, 39, of Glenwood.

The crash occurred at Douglas County Road 6 near Mums Road about 1:26 p.m. Hovde died at the scene of the crash.

The Leaf Valley Fire Department extricated the driver from the vehicle. A preliminary investigation determined that it was a commercial vehicle traveling north that left the roadway and entered the east ditch and rolled over. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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Responding agencies included the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol, and Leaf Valley First Responders.

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