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Man, 56, Killed In Head-On Crash In Pope County

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A fatal head-on crash is being investigated in Pope County.

According to the Pope County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred Thursday at 4:22 p.m. on Pope County Road 19 near 280th Avenue.

There, 56-year-old John Gill of Benson was traveling south in a 2019 GMC Sierra pick-up. A 40-year-old driver and passenger were traveling north in a 2011 Ford pick-up.

Following the crash, Gill was pronounced dead at the scene. The occupant of the other pick-up were treated for minor injuries and released at the scene.

Further details on the head-on crash have not been released, but the investigation is ongoing.

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