A Benson man was killed in a two-vehicle, head-on crash on Pope County Road 19 near 280th Avenue Thursday, Sept. 17.

John Gill, 56, of Benson was traveling south in a 2019 GMC Sierra pick-up and Matthew Douvier, 40, of Villard, was driving north in a 2011 Ford pick-up when the vehicles collided, according to the Pope County Sheriff's Office.

Gill was pronounced dead at the scene.

Douvier, and a passenger in his Ford, Randy Rost of Villard, were treated for minor injuries and released at the scene.

The crash, which was reported at 4:22 p.m., is an ongoing investigation, according to the sheriff's office.

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The Pope County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Glenwood Fire Department, Glacial Ridge Ambulance and the Minnesota State Patrol.