Teen Killed In 1-Vehicle Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An 18-year-old man was killed in a car accident late Tuesday night.

A 2001 Ford was traveling north on Lookout Drive, near Marie Lane, when it left the roadway and hit a tree, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Matthew Buryska, of North Mankato, was a passenger in the vehicle. He died at the scene.

Forty-seven-year-old Peter Buryska, the driver, and 14-year-old Sarah Buryska, both of North Mankato, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Mankato Police, the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office and the North Mankato Police Department responded to the crash.

  • Eric

    Where was this crash?? There is no Lookout Drive, near Marie Lane in Minneapolis. Was it in North Mankato? There is a Lookout Drive, near Marie Lane in that city…

    What happened to actually fact checking and providing a CLEAR STORY???? Nearly every news story has major fails like this??? Why can we provide clear, factual news any longer?

    • Matt

      Eric, WCCO is in Minneapolis, the story clearly states that it was in North Mankato. Maybe you need to learn how to read more clearly

  • aj

    eric they dont know what happened even matts father which was the driver is still not sure what happen and is really suffering right now, i know the family.

  • L.M.C.

    Lots of people didnot know that he’s DEAF. I know him because we went same school together at Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf in Faribault, MN. He was the most sweetest guy on this earth, smart, polite, and I can’t believe he’s gone :( <3

  • Anonymous

    so what if he’s DEAF? that’s not relevant. what is relevant is that we have lost a great, kind soul. rest in peace, matthew john buryska.

    • Anon Again

      I kinda think I know what you are trying to say here, but you could have worded it in a MUCH nicer way.

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  • Anonymous2

    This is such a sad sad loss. The news report is still lacking detail. What was the CAUSE of the crash that lead to the vehicle leaving the roadway? Was the driver tired? Was the driver impared by alcohol or another substance? Was the driver distracted? Was the driver taking evasive measures to avoid a head on collison with another vehicle or a deer or other animal? Was the roadway slick from water, ice etc so the driver lost control due to weather conditions? Have there been numerous accidents at the same location and the roadway design is unsafe for drivers? Still so many questions. My heart goes out to the family.

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