Fatal Head-On Crash in Pope County

A fatal head-on crash took place about ten miles south of Glenwood on Thursday afternoon. 

(Glenwood, MN) The Pope County Sheriff's Office says a Benson man died Thursday afternoon in a head-on crash, south of Glenwood.  The crash took place around 4:22pm on Highway 19 near 280th Avenue.  The Sheriff's Department says 56 year old John Gill was traveling southbound in a 2019 GMC pickup.  40 year old Matthew Douvier of Villard was traveling northbound in a 2011 Ford pick-up.  Gill was pronounced dead at the scene, but Douvier and a passenger in his truck, Randy Rost were treated for minor injuries and released at the scene.  The crash is being investigated.