- Associated Press - Friday, December 26, 2014

FRANCONIA TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) - A 52-year-old rural Lindstrom man has died after the car he was driving struck a power pole in Franconia Township.

The Chisago County sheriff’s office said the crash occurred early Friday. The sheriff’s office is investigating the fatal crash, which occurred after 1 a.m.

They say the man, who hasn’t been identified by name, was at the wheel of a car that struck the pole, rolled on its side and came to rest in a ditch with live wires across it.

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