GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Minnesota man found unresponsive in his car along a North Dakota interstate has died, officials said Thursday, Dec. 12.

While on his regular patrol around 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, North Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Rumple observed wheel tracks going off the road on Interstate 29 South near Grand Forks, according to a release from the patrol.

The tracks led to a white Ford 250 pickup, where Rumple discovered Erick Magnusen, 51, of East Bethel, Minn., slouched over in his vehicle. Rumple broke the window and began CPR immediately.

Magnusen was taken to Altru Health System in Grand Forks by ambulance, where he died, officials said Thursday.

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