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Patrol: Driver Hauling Live Turkeys Dies After Losing Control On Slick Highway

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- The driver of a truck hauling live turkeys died early Friday morning after he lost control on an icy highway in central Minnesota.

The Minnesota State Patrols says the rollover crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on Highway 12 just east of Willmar, where snow and freezing rain fell overnight.

Killed was Gary Vergin, 65, of Willmar. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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