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Forum staff reports, Published September 05 2012

Man, apparently ejected from SUV, found dead in Becker County

RICHWOOD, Minn. – A man is dead after he apparently was ejected from an SUV in a rollover accident just east of Richwood, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office reported.

At about 7:45 a.m. today, a passer-by reported a vehicle that was rolled over on County Highway 34 just east of Richwood, or about 12 miles north of Detroit Lakes.

Officers arrived and found a rolled SUV and a deceased male who appeared to have been ejected from the vehicle, Sheriff Tim Gordon stated in a news release.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of family, the release stated.