Minnesota teen dies after car catches fire in Barrett

Published 8:15 am Monday, March 19, 2018

BARRETT — The Minnesota State Patrol says an 18-year-old man died after his car went off the road and caught fire in Barrett.

Authorities say the man was north on Highway 55 at about 3 a.m. Saturday when he went off the road. The State Patrol says the car caught fire when underbrush and dry grasses under it began to burn.

KMSP-TV reports the investigation is ongoing. The man has not been identified.

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