Crash Kills At Least 1 In Faribault

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.

  • Jeff from Burnsville

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

    • Me

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

  • jubs

    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.

    • Judy

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

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