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Woman Critical After Being Ejected In Hubbard Co.

A 56-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition after she was ejected from her overturned vehicle in Hubbard County on Saturday afternoon. According to the county sheriff’s office, Lisa Hensel of Shevlin, Minn. was driving along County Road 4 just north of County Road 40 at about 4 p.m. April 5.

04/07/2014

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Apple Valley Woman Charged In Fatal Crash Caused By Cell Phone

A 29-year-old woman will face criminal charges for a fatal crash in Apple Valley last April which killed a 66-year-old man. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s office, Amanda Leanna Schlachter of Apple Valley was charged Wednesday with one count of criminal vehicular homicide and three counts of criminal vehicular operation resulting in substantial bodily harm in connection with a crash on April 6, 2013.

04/02/2014

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Shots Fired, Squad Car Damaged In St. Paul Chase

Woodbury Police pursued a burglary suspect through St. Paul late Wednesday afternoon, with the chase ending in a car crash. The pursuit started at 4:15 p.m. in St. Paul, when the suspect in a Woodbury burglary case fled from officers in a vehicle, according to police. Officers followed the suspect, who eventually struck a squad car near East Ames Place and White Bear Avenue.

01/22/2014

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Jogger Saves Mother & Son Trapped In Car

Every morning, Jim Morrison looks forward to his routine jog down seldom-driven 215th Avenue, where wildlife and cattle are often his only company. But a half mile into his jog Monday morning, the scenery would turn into anything but ordinary. “So I saw rabbit tracks and I saw deer tracks and I saw turkey tracks, and then I come about here and then there’s tire tracks,” Morrison said. He followed the tracks through the snow, through a fence and into a creek bed below. That’s where he found a truck was nearly upside down in the water.

12/02/2013

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Mom Of 2 Kids In Deadly Pond Accident: ‘I’m Angry’

For the first time, the mother of two of the children involved in a deadly accident in a St. Louis Park retention pond is speaking out.

11/24/2013

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St. Louis Park Intersection Had Prior Crashes

The intersection near the site of a St. Louis Park crash that claimed the lives of two children has seen 18 crashes from 2010-2012, including one last year in which another vehicle went into the same storm water pond. Minnesota Department of Transportation spokeswoman Bobbie Dahlke says the figure is “relatively low” for an intersection with signals. She says the crash figure includes the whole intersection, not just the ramp where a 23-year-old woman veered into the pond Thursday. Five children were with Marion Guerrido when the car became submerged. Authorities say two died, while three remained hospitalized.

11/22/2013

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Patrol: Car Hits Portable Message Board In Fatal Accident

The state patrol is investigating a fatal one-car accident in Anoka County after it crashed into a portable message board on the passenger’s side. Passenger Peggy Koecher, 48, of Stacy, Minn., died after the car veered off the right side of the road around 7 p.m. on Tuesday while traveling northbound on I-35W at County Road 14.

09/24/2013

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2 Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash Near New Prague

Two people are hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on collision late Monday afternoon near New Prague. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 18-year-old Justin Nelson of Farmington was driving eastbound on Highway 19, west of Church Avenue, when his 1995 Honda Accord crossed the center lane. Nelson collided head-on with 35-year-old Elizabeth Alvarez of Le Sueur, who was driving a 2000 Chevy Blazer.

08/12/2013

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2 St. Paul Residents Killed In Dakota Co. Crash

Two people were killed in a car crash in Dakota County Saturday afternoon. According to the State Patrol, 21-year-old Lui Thein was driving southbound on Hwy 52, just north of Cannon Falls. When turning eastbound onto 280th Street, Thein didn’t yield to northbound traffic and was broadsided 23-year-old Christina Chen of Rochester.

07/27/2013

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Dakota Co. Man Charged With Drunk-Driving Death Of Friend

A Hampton Township man was charged Friday with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a car crash last November. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 27-year-old Keri James Gesme was driving his pickup truck on Hwy 50 at speeds between 83 and 106 miles per hour on Nov. 8, 2012.

05/24/2013

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Vehicle Strikes Amish Buggy, Injuring 9 In Wis.

Nine people have life threatening injuries after a motor vehicle struck an Amish buggy in western Wisconsin.

05/04/2013

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7 Seriously Injured In Fridley Car Rollover

A car rollover in Fridley has injured seven passengers, including a 4-year-old boy, early Saturday evening.

04/27/2013

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Dog, Owner Reunited After Both Ejected From Vehicle

A man and his 1-year-old mastiff were reunited after they were both ejected from their vehicle in a rollover crash earlier this week.

03/22/2013

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Jordana’s Blog: Who Said That?

When did I get to be the grownup? Some of the things that come out of my mouth have made me pause and look around for who actually said that. This happened the other day in the car. In the car that wasn’t totaled.

03/18/2013

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Car Crashes Into Woodbury Bakery

A car crashed through the front window of Dorothy Ann Bakery in Woodbury Saturday afternoon. About 50 people were inside for a wedding cake sampling event at the e time of the accident.

03/16/2013

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