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Authorities ID victim of Carlton County crash

Authorities have identified the 27-year-old McGregor man who died in a single-vehicle crash in western Carlton County early today. Derek Burg died in the crash that happened shortly after 1:35 a.m. on Minnesota Highway 73 at Mononen Road, about t...

Authorities have identified the 27-year-old McGregor man who died in a single-vehicle crash in western Carlton County early today.

Derek Burg died in the crash that happened shortly after 1:35 a.m. on Minnesota Highway 73 at Mononen Road, about three miles south of Cromwell, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.

The Patrol said Burg was driving a southbound Chevrolet Silverado pickup that went across the northbound lanes, drove off the road and hit a tree.

Burg was not wearing a seat belt. The Patrol reported that it was not known if alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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