ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- An 18-year-old man from central Minn. died early Saturday, March 17, in a vehicle fire near Barrett, Minn., in Grant County.

A Minnesota State Patrol report identified the victim as Carter Overson of Barrett.

The report said a 1991 Olds Cutlass was northbound on Highway 55 and went off the road north of Barrett about 3 a.m. The underbrush and dry grasses under the vehicle caught fire and the vehicle burned. The driver did not escape and died in the vehicle.The investigation is ongoing.

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