Body Found in Burned-Out Semi near Mentor

Body Found in Burned-Out Semi near Mentor Click to Enlarge

MENTOR, MINN. (KFGO) –

UPDATE: 12:30pm - The Polk County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the truck driver as 62 year-old, Thomas Wolbeck of Waubun. Wolbeck was hauling hay bales when his truck crashed and burned in a ditch south of Menor, Minnesota.

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The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says a body was found inside the cab of a semi that crashed and burned in a ditch on a road south of Mentor, Minnesota. The body is believed to be that of the truck driver.

The semi was engulfed in flames when deputies arrived shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday. The truck had rolled.

Authorities say this is an active investigation and no additional information is being released at this time, pending notification of family members.

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