Man killed in crash on Hwy 100 in Brooklyn Center

A fatal crash on Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center temporarily closed a section of the highway Saturday night. (MnDOT / FOX 9)

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash Saturday on northbound Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center.

According to officials, at about 9:24 p.m., a Ford Econoline was exiting from Highway 100 to Humboldt Avenue when the driver lost control and rolled down the embankment, landing on its side on the Highway. 

The driver, a 30-year-old man, died of his injuries. He was identified as Javier Cerrito Granados of Minneapolis.

It is unknown if he was wearing a seat belt, and it's unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash.