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Lawmakers Seek To Ban Cell Phone Use In Construction Zones

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.

02/10/2014

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Widows Satisfied With Driver’s 30 Day Jail Sentence

The widows of the two construction workers killed in a construction zone on Interstate-35W by a driver that lost control feel satisfied with the sentence.

01/26/2013

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Man Gets 30 Days For Killing 2 Construction Workers

A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of careless driving Wednesday and was sentenced to 30 days in jail for a crash that killed two construction workers on Interstate 35W.

01/23/2013

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Man Accused Of Killing Construction Workers Appears In Court

The wives of two construction killed on Interstate 35W thought they’d get closure Wednesday. Instead, they learned the man accused of crashing into their husbands wants to go to trial.

07/25/2012

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Man Charged In Accident That Killed 2 Construction Workers

A 22-year-old Missouri man is accused of driving carelessly in the crash on 35W last October that killed two construction workers in Burnsville, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.

07/09/2012

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Police: Speed Not A Factor In Fatal I-35W Crash

Police said the driver who hit and killed two construction workers in Burnsville was not speeding. The information comes from investigators after questionable posts popped up on the driver’s Facebook page.

10/14/2011

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Driver, 2 Victims Identified In Fatal I-35W Crash

Two construction workers were hit and killed in a crash that occurred around 12:39 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 35W and County Road 42 in Burnsville.

10/13/2011