MOWER COUNTY, Minn. - Authorities have released the identity of a man killed Friday in a rural Mower County crash.
The sheriff's office said Monday that Gary Lowell Larson, 82, of Hayfield, Minnesota, was killed in the crash.
The Mower County Sheriff's Office said it happened at 3:30 p.m. in the 33000 block of 670th Ave. in rural Sargeant.
A male was found trapped and unconscious in the vehicle that was on fire.
It appeared the vehicle struck a bridge and the fire then began to spread rapidly.
Deputies observed the SUV and determined the lone occupant was deceased. The fire was too hot to safely approach, the sheriff's office said.