Man dies after crashing into dump truck in Chisago County

Authorities say a man died Monday after he crashed a car into a dump truck in rural Chisago County.

According to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened around 1:40 p.m. north of the intersection of Keystone Avenue and 400th Street in Sunshine Township, east of North Branch.

Early crash investigation indicates a dump truck was stopped and waiting to turn into a driveway off Keystone Avenue when a passenger vehicle crashed into it.

The driver of the car was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis in critical condition. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital, the sheriff’s office said.

The driver was only identified as a Chisago County resident. His name will be released after family members are notified.