Man Killed After Crashing Into Tree Fleeing Police

Man Killed After Crashing Into Tree Fleeing Police
(Red Wing, MN) -- A 24-year-old Farmington man is dead and the Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the circumstances surrounding the police chase that led to him crashing into a tree in Red Wing. Cody Swanson was pursued by officers from the Dakota and Goodhue county sheriff's departments and Red Wing Police Department. One officer has been placed on leave, but no further details have been released. Investigators have not said what started the pursuit, but do say Swanson was not wearing a seat belt.