Teen dies after car catches fire near Barrett, Minn.

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An 18-year-old man has died after his car caught fire early Saturday morning in Barrett, Minnesota.

According to Minnesota State Patrol, around 3 a.m., the teen was driving north on Highway 55 in his 1991 Olds Cutlass and went off the road north of Barrett. The under brush and dry grasses under the vehicle caught fire and the car burned.

The driver did not escape the vehicle and the investigation is ongoing.