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Fatal accident east of Kandiyohi on Saturday afternoon

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KANDIYOHI –A Willmar man died as the result of a roll-over accident on U.S. Highway 12 east of Kandiyohi at 3:35 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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                Quehubin V. Ramirez, 40, was pronounced deceased shortly after the accident at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, according to the accident report.

                Ramirez was traveling west on the highway in a 2000 Mitsubishi Montero. His vehicle went off the roadway into the right side ditch and rolled multiple times before coming to a stop on its side. He was partially ejected, according to the report.

                Ramirez was the lone occupant.

                The State Patrol and Kandiyohi County’s Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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