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Published October 21 2012

Authorities ID man killed in Otter Tail Lake crash

BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – The man killed in a one-vehicle crash along Otter Tail Lake on Saturday afternoon has been identified.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol:

Ronald G. Fenno, 55, of Battle Lake, was driving a 1978 Corvette on Minnesota Highway 78 when he apparently swerved to miss a deer but skidded, losing control of the car. The car flipped into the ditch, pinning Fenno underneath the car.

Fenno died at the scene.

The accident happened around 7 p.m. on the south end of Otter Tail Lake.

Fenno was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Road conditions were dry at the time.

The crash is still under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol.