Two men die in separate crashes in northern Minnesota
November 4, 2020
Two people died in separate crashes Monday in northern Minnesota, adding to the number of traffic fatalities in what has been an especially deadly year on state roads.
According to the State Patrol, Preston Spenst, 51, was eastbound about 6:40 a.m. on Hwy. 34 east of Detroit Lakes when his Toyota RAV4 left the highway at Height of Land Drive and hit a tree.
Spenst, of Audubon, Minn., died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt, authorities said.