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Douglas County man in rollover fatality ID'd

BEAR RIVER TOWNSHIP, Minn. - The name of the 58-year-old Douglas, Wis., man who died after his vehicle went off the road, rolled and then was stuck by an oncoming vehicle early Sunday morning in Bear River Township has been released.

John Adamic of Foxboro, Wis., was the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Department responded to the accident around 1:10 a.m. in the 12900 block of Highway 22, approximately 10 miles north of Side Lake.

Deputies received a report of a vehicle heading eastbound on Highway 22 that had left the road, rolled and had come to back to rest in the westbound lane of traffic. The vehicle was then struck by an oncoming, westbound vehicle.

Adamich was pronounced dead while en route via Hibbing Ambulance to Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing, according to the Sheriff's Department.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff's Department. The St. Louis County Medical Examiner's Office is assisting.

Agencies assisting at scene also included the Minnesota State Patrol, Cook Fire and EMS, and Bearville EMS.

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