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Man found dead in truck near Bertram


BERTRAM (KWWL) -- A 50-year-old man was found dead in a pick-up near Bertram Thursday morning.

Just before 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Linn County Sheriff's deputies found a 1989 Toyota flat-bed truck in the ditch on Bertram Street, just south of Timber Lake Drive, on the north edge of Bertram.

Deputies found the 50-year-old driver inside the truck.  They say he died from injuries sustained in the accident.  His name has not been released.

They believe the man was headed south on Bertram Street when he lost control and hit a tree.

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