Crash in roadside ditch kills MN man
DE GRAFF, Minn. -- A Benson man died Wednesday, Jan. 5, after suffering injuries in a snowmobile crash.
According to the Swift County Sheriff's Office, 30-year-old Nicholas Edwards died at Swift County-Benson Hospital.
Edwards had been driving a snowmobile southbound in the western ditch of County Road 31, just north of De Graff.
Around 7 p.m. Wednesday, he crashed the snowmobile into a drainage ditch, the Swift County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
The Benson Police Department, Benson Ambulance and Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and rendered emergency aid.
Edwards was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.