ONAMIA  (AP) — Two Minnesota men are dead after their car crossed Highway 169, rolled into a ditch and ended up in Mille Lacs Lake.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened just after midnight Sunday morning. Killed were the driver, 37-year-old Andrew Nickaboine of Minneapolis, and front seat passenger 42-year-old Ronald Dorr of Columbia, Minn. Both men were transported to Onamia Hospital after the accident where they were pronounced dead.

A backseat passenger, Keegan Morrison of Minneapolis, was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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