A Darwin man is dead after a head-on crash in Meeker County Wednesday afternoon.
76-year-old Frederic Brown died at the scene.
According to the State Patrol, Brown was traveling northbound on Highway 4 when he crossed the centerline and hit an oncoming Freightliner straight truck, driven by 28-year-old Ricky Lahr of Paynesville. Lahr was taken to Paynesville Area Health Care for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on Highway 4, south of Highway 55, southeast of Lake Koronis.