FARIBAULT, Minn. (WCCO) — At least one person has been killed in a fatal accident in Faribault Saturday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The accident happened at about 8:49 a.m. Saturday on Lyndale Avenue just south of Division Street. Authorities said it was a one vehicle accident where the car apparently ran off the road.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the vehicle was a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire and was heading southbound on Lyndale Avenue south of Division Street when it went off the roadway on the right side and struck a metal power pole.

Authorities have not released the name of the victim at this time. The incident remains under investigation by Faribault Police and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Comments (4)
  1. Jeff from Burnsville says:

    ATTN: Minnesota Drivers………….SLOW DOWN damn it!!!!!!!!!

    1. Me says:

      That was my first thought, too. I have a bumper sticker on my car that says “Speed limit, ever hear of it?”

  2. jubs says:

    Ever stop to think that there might be underlying factors.. Such as medical. Everyone has family. Don’t judge or assume before leaving rude comments.

    1. Judy says:

      Face it, people drive too fast and they cause accidents.

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