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.
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.