Minnesota police say they found a body in a burning semi truck

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Police say that they are investigating after they discovered a deceased person inside a burning semi truck along a Minnesota roadway on Monday afternoon.

The body was discovered by authorities around 3:30 p.m. on Monday, August 4, south of Mentor, Minnesota, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

Police say that when they arrived on scene, the truck was engulfed in flames and had rolled into a ditch alongside a roadway.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the identity of the person found dead inside the truck, but the person is believed to have been the truck driver.

Police are releasing no other information on the incident at this time. Authorities say that they are actively investigating the incident.