Duluth man dies in rollover near Oliver

The vehicle he was driving left the road and struck an embankment. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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A Duluth man is dead following a one-vehicle rollover along Highway 105 near the village of Oliver Dec. 8. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, identified as Eric Ross Johnson, 49, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office report.

The vehicle Johnson was driving was eastbound on Highway 105 when it left the roadway and entered the north-side ditch. It struck the embankment and rolled, coming to rest on the passenger side. Johnson was not wearing a seatbelt, and was found on the passenger side of the vehicle, according to the report.

The accident was reported at 10:30 a.m. When first responders arrived, they were unable to detect a pulse.

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