Faribault man killed in fiery crash in rural Sibley County
A Faribault man died Saturday in a fiery single-vehicle crash in rural Sibley County.
Robert Linn, 80, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at Sibley Co Rd 4 and 226th St, about 10 miles northwest of Gaylord.
Linn was southbound on Co Rd 4 in a Chevy Silverado that was towing an RV trailer when the pickup crossed over the centerline, drifted into the northbound lane, and into a ditch. The vehicle then struck a tree in a grove near a farm site and became engulfed in flames, according to a news release.
There were no other occupants in the vehicle.
The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office reports the crash time as 12:52 p.m.
The crash is still under investigation.