Chisago County man killed when his car rear-ends dump truck

A man died after his car crashed into the back of a dump trump waiting to make a turn in Sunrise Township on Monday afternoon, according to the Chisago County sheriff’s office.

Authorities said the 1:40 p.m. collision occurred on Keystone Avenue north of 400th Street. The early investigation shows it appears the driver’s car hit the dump truck, which was stopped and waiting to turn into a driveway.

The driver of the car was the only occupant of his vehicle and was flown to Hennepin County Medical Center, in Minneapolis, where he later died.

Authorities have not released the man’s name but said he is a Chisago County resident.

The crash remains under investigation.

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