Car Crash

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Nicollet Avenue Closed Near Loring Park After Police Pursuit

A low-speed police pursuit has closed Nicollet Avenue early Thursday morning. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, at 4:40 a.m. officers attempted to stop a car at 14th Street and Nicollet Avenue. Police believed the driver had narcotics and equipment violations.

08/27/2015

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Man Gets Jail Sentence In Fatal March Crash

The man who pleaded guilty in the crash that killed a Fulbright Scholar from Richfield in March has been sentenced to one year in jail. In July, Neftali Paolo Ramirez pleaded guilty to drinking before the fatal March 8 crash in Burnsville.

08/19/2015

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2 Die, 1 Arrested After 2-Vehicle Crash In Sauk Rapids

Police say two people have died and a man has been arrested after a two-vehicle crash in central Minnesota. Sauk Rapids police say the crash happened around 11:20 p.m. Saturday.

08/10/2015

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1 Dead After Head-On Collision With Semi-Truck In Yellow Medicine County

One person is dead after colliding with a semi-truck, head-on in Yellow Medicine County Friday morning.

08/07/2015

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Teen Runs Red Light, Killing Father Of 3 In Becker

A teenager running a red light is blamed for a deadly crash Tuesday night on Highway 10 in Sherburne County. Chuck Maurer, 54, was killed and seven others hurt when a pickup carrying four teens blew through the stoplight at about 8 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 11.

07/22/2015

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2 Injured When Car Drives Into St. Louis Park Restaurant

A car drove through a St. Louis Park restaurant Wednesday afternoon, according to a city official. The accident happened just before 1 p.m. at Yum! Kitchen and Bakery at 4000 Minnetonka Blvd.

07/22/2015

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Drunk Driver Who Killed Fulbright Scholar Sentenced

A Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Richfield woman. The Dakota County Attorney’s Office says 26-year-old Neftali Paolo Ramirez admitted to drinking before the fatal crash in Burnsville on March 8.

07/15/2015

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Study: Sleep Pill Takers 2X More Likely To Have Daytime Car Accidents

Nearly seven percent of the population takes prescription sleep medications like Restoril or Ambien to sleep. But the American Journal of Public Health says those who take these pills at night are twice as likely to have a car accident during the day.

07/07/2015

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Minneapolis Man Charged In Pedal Pub Crash

A Minneapolis man faces six counts of criminal vehicular operation after he drove into the back of a Pedal Pub Wednesday night — injuring several riders. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says Mershon Leroy Corbett, 35, crashed his Chevrolet Monte Carlo into the back of a Pedal Pub on the Hennepin Avenue Bridge

06/26/2015

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Police: Man Assaults, Steals Car Of Good Samaritan

A 27-year-old man was arrested Thursday night after he assaulted and stole the car of a Good Samaritan who stopped to help him when he crashed into a ditch in Wright County.

06/25/2015

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State Patrol: At Least 1 Dead In Jackson Co. Crash

At least one person is dead in a car crash in Jackson County Thursday night. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened just before 7 p.m. on County Road 29 at County Road 34.

06/18/2015

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Long Road To Recovery Ahead For Saxophonist Pat Mackin

The Minneapolis music community is planning a fundraiser for a saxophone player who was severely injured in an accident. Pat Mackin was driving home from a gig at the Minnesota Music Café on Dec. 3, 2014, when he was broadsided by another car.

06/18/2015

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Man Crashes Stolen Car Into St. Paul Gas Station

A man is in the hospital Tuesday morning after crashing a stolen car into a St. Paul gas station, according to police. St. Paul police said a bait car was stolen around 2:37 a.m. Tuesday morning. A police pursuit ensued on Interstate 94 until the driver crashed the vehicle at a Minnoco gas station on the corner of Marshall Avenue and Cretin Avenue.

06/16/2015

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Car Slams Into House In West St. Paul

A police chase ended in West St Paul, with the car crashing into a home. It happened at the corner of Andrews and Curtice Streets.

06/15/2015

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Marine On St. Croix Woman Dies After SUV Hits Tree

A 42-year-old driver is dead after hitting a tree Thursday afternoon in Washington County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 2:46 p.m. on Highway 95 at Nason Hill Road.

06/04/2015

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Sebeka Teen Killed in Hubbard Co. Rollover Crash

A teenager was killed Friday morning in a rollover crash in Hubbard County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at about 11:42 a.m. on Highway 200 near Highway 64. A Ford Taurus, driven by 19-year-old Hailey Bergstrom of Sebeka

05/22/2015

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2 Injured After Driver Fell Asleep At Wheel In Stearns Co.

Two people were injured after a driver fell asleep at the wheel in Stearns County Tuesday night. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, at 11:26 p.m. police responded to a call of a one-vehicle crash on County Road 17, just east of Sunset Beach Road in Millwood Township.

05/20/2015

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Foley Teen Dies In Sherburne Co. Crash, 3 Others Injured

A Foley teen is dead after a two-car crash Friday night in Palmer Township in Sherburne County. The sheriff’s office says a vehicle driven by 16-year-old Jade Posterick collided with a flatbed pickup truck towing a fifth-wheel trailer on County Road 62 at County Road 20 at about 6:30 p.m.

05/09/2015

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1 Killed In Fiery St. Paul Crash

One person is dead after their truck veered into a ditch, struck several trees and started on fire Friday afternoon. University of Minnesota police say the accident happened at about 2:47 p.m. on Cleveland Avenue near Larpenteur Avenue.

05/08/2015

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State Patrol: 2 Adults Killed, Toddler Seriously Injured In Crash

Two people are dead and a three-year-old child is seriously injured after a head-on crash Tuesday morning in Carlton County. The Minnesota State Patrol says a Chevy Impala crossed the centerline of Highway 45 near Interstate 35, striking an Oldsmobile 88 head-on at about 8:24 a.m.

04/28/2015

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2 Mpls. Women Seriously Injured In Crash With Metro Transit Squad

Two Minneapolis women were seriously injured Friday night after their vehicle collided with a Metro Transit police squad car in downtown Minneapolis. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at about 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Park Avenue and 8th Street South.

04/25/2015

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8-Year-Old Girl Critical After Crash With Semi In Pine County

An 8-year-old girl is in critical condition after the truck she was riding in was broadsided by a semi in Pine County. The girl’s mother, who was driving the truck, and 11-year-old brother were also hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

04/24/2015

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State Patrol: Iowa Teen Killed In Brown Co. Crash

A 14-year-old girl is dead after a crash on a Brown County road late Thursday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says a Chevy Malibu and a Ford Edge collided on Highway 4 and County Road 29 at about 4:49 p.m.

04/23/2015

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Metro High School Stages Powerful Mock Car Crash

With prom season upon us, high school students are hearing about the effects of drinking and driving. Mock crashes are common this time of year, but a Twin Cities high school is taking theirs to new heights.

04/17/2015

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4 Vehicle Crash Leaves 1 Dead In Medina

One person was killed Monday evening in a crash involving four vehicles in Medina. Police say the crash occurred at around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 55 near Mohawk Drive.

04/06/2015

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