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Willmar man killed in Renville County rollover crash Monday

A Willmar man died Monday afternoon in Renville County when the vehicle he was driving rolled on a county road north of Sacred Heart.

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SACRED HEART — A Willmar man was killed early Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover crash north of Sacred Heart.

Ryan M. Hebrink, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene at the intersection of Renville County Road 11 and 160th Street in Wang Township, according to a news release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.

Hebrink had been driving west on Renville County Road 11 when he lost control of his vehicle while negotiating a curve in the road, according to the release. He was not wearing a seatbelt, and was ejected from the vehicle.

The crash investigation is ongoing by the Sheriff’s Office and the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

Agencies assisting at the scene included Sacred Heart Medical Response Unit, Sacred Heart Fire Department, Granite Falls Ambulance, Minnesota State Patrol and Granite Falls Police Department. North Air Care was dispatched but later canceled.

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