Victim of fatal collision identified

The victim of a two-vehicle, head-on collision Thursday on Highway 371 in Pequot Lakes has been identified as Dennis Lee Goff. Goff, 60, of Pequot Lakes, was driving a Ford pickup north on Highway 371 when he struck a concrete barrier on the right, went into the southbound lane and collided head-one with a   Peterbilt semitrailer. Motorists were rerouted off of the highway to East Twin Lake to Wilderness road, Crow Wing County Road 107 and Olson Road. Thursday. Goff, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.The driver of the Peterbilt, Daniel T. Jackson, 60, Hackensack was not injured. Upon impact of the two vehicles, a fire ignited causing fire damage to both the Ford and the Peterbilt. The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. The semitrailer was a logging truck that wasn’t loaded.A portion of Highway 371 near the crash site closed for several hours after the crash as emergency personnel investigated the collisioh.