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Fatal accident east of Kandiyohi on Saturday afternoon

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.

                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.

Tom Cherveny

Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.

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