ST. CROIX COUNTY, Min. (WLAX/WEUX) – A Minnesota man is dead after a crash over the weekend in St. Croix County.

This happened just after 7 AM Sunday on State Highway 35, near the intersection with Starwood Drive. That is North of the city of Hudson.

Officials say a truck being driven by 37-year-old Jack Sanford was headed South on “35” when he entered a ditch, hit an embankment, and rolled over.

Sanford was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation found that he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

This is the ninth fatal crash for St. Croix County this year.