According to the State Patrol, a teacher and coach in the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa School District died in an accident early this morning near Belgrade.
Richard C. Vos, 38, of Belgrade, was killed while riding his bicycle south of Belgrade just before 5:00 a.m. today.
Authorities reported that Vos was struck by a southbound semi-truck driven by Brian L. Anderson, 50, of Belgrade. The crash occurred just north of the intersection with Kandiyohi County Road 34, which is just south of the Crow River Lutheran Church.
Anderson was not injured.
According to various online reports, Vos began teaching at B-B-E in 1998. He was a high school math teacher, head wrestling coach and junior high track and field coach. He was named the Jaguars' head wrestling coach in 2001.
The Jaguars have cancelled activities today. The varsity volleyball and football teams will practice after school. The varsity volleyball match against Eden Valley-Watkins will be played at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday. There will be no JV or C-squad match.