MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two-car crash Monday morning.
The crash occurred around 4 a.m. at Highway 7 and Highway 25 near Mayer in Carver County.
The State Patrol said 2004 Ford Taurus traveling north on County Road 123 ran a stop sign at Highway 7. A 2011 Toyota Corolla, driving east on Highway 7, T-boned the Taurus, causing it to crash into the flooded ditch.
The driver of the Ford Taurus was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials closed eastbound Highway 7 in far western Carver County while the investigation continued.