UPDATE: Fatal Crash In Bena
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Saturday, December 7, 2019 south of Bena, Minnesota.
According to a release, on Saturday at 1:43 a.m., the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle crash on County Road 8, a mile south of Bena.
Deputies arrived on scene and found that a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado had left the roadway, rolled in the ditch and landed in a swampy area. The driver has now been identified as 60-year-old Larry Duffney of St. Paul. Duffney was the only occupant in the vehicle and was located inside deceased.
The crash continues to be under investigation and an autopsy is scheduled with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Assisting at the scene was the Minnesota State Patrol, Leech Lake Ambulance and Federal Dam Fire Department.