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Staples man dies in Todd County crash

A 32-year-old Staples man died in a one-vehicle rollover Friday night.

David Duane Kobliska was driving a 2004 Ford explorer on Todd County Road 66 near the intersection of County Road 7 in Fawn Lake Township shortly before 11:15 p.m. when the vehicle left the roadway, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Office. He was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Kobliska's father, Duane Donald Kobliska, 56, of Staples was riding in the vehicle and was transported to the Staples Hospital.

Neither occupant was wearing a seat belt, according to the sheriff's office.

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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