The Itasca County Sheriff s Department responded to the report of a vehicle rollover off of Shadywood Road, south of Grand Rapids last Friday night.
Deputies arrived on scene and discovered the victim, Barron Cottingham. Cottingham was transported via ambulance, and was later transported to Duluth via Life Flight where he passed away as a result of his injuries. It appeared as if Cottingham was not wearing his seat belt during incident.
The Minnesota State Patrol and the Itasca County Sheriff s Office are still investigating the cause of the crash.
The Itasca County Sheriff s Department was assisted at the scene by the Minnesota State Patrol, Meds-1, and the Grand Rapids Fire Department.