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Minnesota man killed in I-39/90 crash early Thursday

A 26-year-old man died Thursday morning after being thrown from his car as it rolled down an embankment off I-39/90, east of Madison, early Thursday morning.
A 26-year-old man died Thursday morning after being thrown from his car as it rolled down an embankment off I-39/90, east of Madison, early Thursday morning.(WBKO)
Published: Sep. 24, 2020 at 9:07 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A 26-year-old man died Thursday morning after being thrown from his car as it rolled down an embankment off I-39/90, east of Madison.

According to the Wisconsin Highway Patrol, the Rochester, Minnesota, man was heading south on the interstate and had just passed State Highway 12 around 6:30 a.m. when he lost control of his car and the silver Nissan Maxima began spinning out of control. It went off the right side of the road and starting rolling down a steep, grassy embankment.

The driver was ejected from the Maxima after it had rolled about eighty feet and the car continued rolling for another 100 feet before coming to a stop.

The name of the driver has not been released, pending notification of the family.

The state patrol noted he had not been wearing a seat belt at the time.

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