Man dies after being thrown from pickup; son survives
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say a 59-year-old man was killed after being thrown from his pickup truck in a single-vehicle crash in Eagan.
The Pioneer Press reports Thomas Robert Niederer of Apple Valley died at the scene of the wreck Thursday. The patrol says Niederer’s pickup ran off the road, struck a guardrail and rolled down an embankment.
His son and the only passenger, 26-year-old Robert Thomas Niederer, was taken to a St. Paul hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
Information from: St. Paul Pioneer Press, http://www.twincities.com