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Published August 09, 2010, 09:27 AM

Portland Man Dies In Steele County Accident

A sport utility vehicle and a pickup truck collided on a Steele County gravel road, killing the driver of the SUV.

By: Associated Press, WDAZ

A sport utility vehicle and a pickup truck collided on a Steele County gravel road, killing the driver of the SUV.

The Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Samuel Leland of Portland died at the scene shortly after 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

The head-on crash happened on a gravel road south of state Highway 200. The 73-year-old Hope man who was driving the pickup, Truman Thykeson, was taken to a Mayville hospital with undisclosed injuries.

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