North Branch man dies in one-car rollover

A North Branch man was killed in a one-vehicle rollover Monday, July 18 on Co. Rd. 11, approximately one half mile west of Co. Rd. 9, in south Sunrise Township.

Chisago County deputies were dispatched to the one-vehicle rollover at 6:39 p.m. When they arrived, the deputies found a 2002 Chrysler Town & County sport van on its roof.

The driver, identified as Jay Robert Anton of North Branch, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a report from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, it appears the vehicle was traveling west on Co Rd. 11 and lost control, causing it to leave the road and striking several trees.

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.