Tyler McCloskey of Detroit Lakes dies in fatal Hawley car crash – Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Hawley car crash death of Tyler McCloskey of Detroit Lakes – Obituary

Tyler McCloskey of Detroit Lakes has been identified as the driver of the automobile that wound up in a slough in rural Hawley on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

Tyler McCloskey, 27, of Detroit Lakes, was discovered floating in the lake Wednesday afternoon.

When deputies arrived on the site, they discovered car components nearby, tracks entering the ditch, and small trees and branches knocked over.

Deputies discovered what looked to be tire rims under the water approximately 50 yards into the slough after additional examination. Valley Water Rescue was dispatched to the scene. They were able to confirm the presence of a car in the water.

It is unknown when the collision happened or whether weather played a factor. An investigation is now underway.

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