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100-Pound Propane Tank Explodes Inside Minivan In St. Paul, Driver Injured

A man is in the hospital after a 100-pound propane tank exploded inside his minivan early Sunday afternoon, according to the St. Paul Fire Department. Deputy Chief Pat Smith says a Dodge Caravan was parked outside of Walmart, located at 1450 University Ave., when the tank blew up and injured the driver inside.

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2 Women Arrested After High-Speed Chase Ends Near Jordan

Police are investigating after a high-speed chase from Minneapolis to Jordan, Minn. in a stolen vehicle ended with two women in custody.

04/07/2014

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Driver Rescued After Rolling Truck Into Water-Filled Ditch

A 57-year-old Litchfield woman had to be rescued from an overturned truck in a water-filled ditch Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

03/18/2014

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Sleepy Eye Community Mourning For 4 Killed In Icy Crash

The 19-year-old driver of a car that lost control on an icy highway near Sleepy Eye, killing four people, is still recovering in the hospital.

03/09/2014

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Driver Slams Into State Trooper’s Squad, No One Hurt

Authorities say an inattentive driver slammed into a trooper’s squad Tuesday morning. No one was injured in the crash but officers say it’s a good reminder for all drivers to slow down and pay attention.

12/17/2013

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Trucker Dies, Train Passengers Hurt In Crash

A trucker died and several passengers were injured when a semi collided with an Amtrak train in central Minnesota. Donald Ray Hedlund Sr., 57, of Bemidji, failed to stop his tractor-trailer at a railroad crossing near Motley about 2:30 p.m. Friday, the Todd County sheriff’s office said.

12/08/2013

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Driver May Have Overcorrected In St. Louis Park Pond Ax

More details are being released regarding the investigation into a St. Louis Park accident that left five kids stuck in a car underwater for as long as 40 minutes. Two of those kids died and three others remain hospitalized.

12/03/2013

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Bus Driver Charged With Assaulting Rider Still On The Job

Adrieanne Simmons, a St. Paul woman who said she was repeatedly punched in the head by a bus driver, wants to know why he’s back on the job. Her bus driver was charged with misdemeanor assault, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property in the October incident, but he’s back behind the wheel.

11/01/2013

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Daughter Was Driving & Crashed, But Her Mother Didn’t Make It

A Minnesota family is grieving the loss of a mother and a wife after a tragic accident. At about 6 p.m. Tuesday night, 48-year-old Peggy Keocher, of Stacy, Minn., was riding in a car as her daughter Becky drove north on I-35W near Lino Lakes.

09/25/2013

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Patrol: Semi Driver Killed In Fiery Golden Valley Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash involving a semi that left a plume of smoke over Highway 55 on Friday morning in Golden Valley. The state patrol said the incident took place at Highway 55 and Boone. One is dead, and the status of the other driver is unknown. The semi truck had reportedly burst into flames.

09/13/2013

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State Patrol Asking For Help Locating Fatal Hit-&-Run Driver

The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle – and driver – in a fatal hit-and-run crash just north of Sauk Centre on Aug. 24.

09/10/2013

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Driver Killed In Mille Lacs Co. Rollover

A driver is dead after being ejected from a car in a Mille Lacs County rollover Tuesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

08/06/2013

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Bicyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run In Minneapolis

A 24-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle while she was riding her bicycle has died — and police are still looking for the driver who sped from the scene. Minneapolis police say the woman was riding at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue South on Wednesday night when a vehicle sped through a stop sign, with its headlights off, and hit her.

07/05/2013

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Cops Investigating Sherburne County School Bus Crash

Authorities are investigating after a car struck a school bus carrying 30 students Thursday afternoon in Sherburne County. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott said three people are injured after a school bus, which had stopped, was struck from behind by another vehicle about 2:30 p.m. Thursday on County Road 5 in Big Lake Township.

05/17/2013

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Driver ID’d In Amish Buggy Crash, 9 Victims Injured

Police have identified the 19-year-old driver they say caused a serious crash with an Amish buggy that sent nine people to the hospital.

05/05/2013

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