October 30, 2017
City of Cottage Grove—Department of Public Safety
Greg Rinzel, Deputy Director of Public Safety – Police Captain
Public Safety Responds to Fatal Crash
Single vehicle crashed into train bridge (103rd Street)
On Monday, October 30, 2017, at 12:08 pm, Cottage Grove police, fire and EMS were dispatched to a single vehicle crash in the 6500 block of 103rd. Responders located a pick-up truck pinned under the rail road bridge on 103rd. The caller reported the driver (lone occupant) was unresponsive. Paramedics found the driver was not breathing and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
His name is being withheld pending notification of his immediate family members. The Cottage Grove Police Department with the assistance of the MN State Patrol is investigating the crash.
No further information at this time.