BIWABIK, MN. (THECOUNT) — Benjamin Robert Kaiser of Gilbert, Minnesota, has been identified as the victim in a fatal utility vehicle crash in Saint Louis County Monday morning.
Kaiser, 37, was killed when a utility vehicle he was operating crashed near Biwabik.
According to the St. Louis County sheriff’s Office, Kaiser was traveling on a utility vehicle, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle exited the roadway Monday. The vehicle then entered a ditch before making contact with a substantial tree.
Kaiser was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Biwabik is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 969 at the 2010 census. State Highway 135 and Vermilion Trail are two of the main routes in Biwabik. Its name is derived from the Ojibwe word for Iron: Biwabiko-nabik-wan – Wikipedia.