Deer River Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run collision in Itasca County that killed a 61-year-old Deer River man.
Clement Nason was found dead in the northbound lane of Highway 6 at the intersection of Golf Course Rd. in Deer River around 5 in the morning on Sunday.
The State Patrol believes the collision likely happened between 3 and 5 that morning during a period of dense fog in the area. The vehicle that hit Nason left the scene.
Anyone with any information about this hit-and-run incident is asked to call the State Patrol’s investigator at 218-735-3729.