Minnesota drivers using cell phones are distracted, and sometimes deadly. Craig Carlson and Ron Rajkowski were killed in 2011 by a distracted driver in a construction zone who was traveling at a high speed. Carlson’s widow, Deb Carlson of Ramsey, says her husband was killed in an instant. “[The] car that was traveling at 70 miles per hour,” Carlson said.
A semi-truck was destroyed by fire after hitting a guard rail in a construction zone early Friday morning in western Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Four people were injured in an overnight crash in a Minneapolis construction zone, and police are investigating the exact cause.