A Swatara man died in a one vehicle accident on Saturday February 15th. According to the State Patrol 60 year old James Lee was northbound on US Highway 169 when his vehicle went off the road on the right side into a ditch and collided with a snow bank near Lakeview Drive. The initial investigation indicates there may have been a medical issue before the accident occurred. He was transported by Meds 1 EMS to Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The medical examiner is determining the cause of death. Alcohol was not a factor in the accident and Lee was wearing his seatbelt. The vehicle was not damaged when it left the roadway. The Minnesota State Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Itasca County Sheriffs Office.