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Patrol: Semi Rolls Over On Hwy 169, Exit Ramp Closed

A Highway 169 exit ramp is closed after a semi rolled over Wednesday night, the State Patrol said.

05/30/2012

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Good Question: Is It Illegal To Toss A Cigarette On The Ground?

It is “definitely gross,” “disgusting,” and an outdoor “ashtray,” according to people we talked with. Cigarette butts are the number one form of litter along our nation’s roadways.

05/23/2012

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Patrol: Motorcyclist Dies In Forest Lake After Losing Control Of Bike

A motorcyclist died Friday evening after losing control while traveling at high speeds in Forest Lake, the State Patrol says.

05/18/2012

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State Patrol: Extra DWI Patrol This Weekend

The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.

05/04/2012

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Friends Mourn The Death Of Red Bull Killed Running Stop Sign

A Minnesota Red Bull was killed early Friday morning when he ran a stop sign and an SUV slammed into him.

05/04/2012

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Officers Looking For Distracted Drivers Thursday

Sheriff’s deputies and police officers across Minnesota are making an extra effort Thursday to crack down on distracted drivers, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

04/19/2012

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Tailpipe Flies Into Windshield, Driver Recalls Close Call

A tailpipe became a missile Thursday afternoon and pierced an SUV’s windshield on Interstate 35 E south.

03/23/2012

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2 Arrested After Chase Ends In Minneapolis

Two adults were arrested after three people in a car led authorities on a high speed chase through the Twin Cities metro Saturday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

02/25/2012

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Good Question: Do We Forget How To Drive In the Snow?

If you’re like most of us, you probably were late to work Monday

01/23/2012

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DPS Reports On 1st 10 Road Deaths Of 2012

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports that, of the first 10 people killed on the road, eight were not using their seat belts.

01/18/2012

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State Patrol: Man Killed On I-694 In Washington County

A man was killed Tuesday afternoon after getting out of his car on I-694 at McKnight Road, laying down on the road and getting hit by a semi.

01/17/2012

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Semi Slips Off I-494 Into West Metro Pond, No Injuries

It’s been a bad week for semi-trucks on Minnesota highways. For the third time in seven days, a semi went off the road and slid into a body of water Friday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

01/13/2012

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Patrol: Drunken Driver Kills 1, Injures 2

One person is dead and two are in critical condition after a series of late-night crashes in St. Paul, and the State Patrol says alcohol may have been involved.

12/19/2011

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Saturday’s Snow Causes Nearly 450 Crashes In Minn.

The season’s first significant snowfall caused bedlam Saturday on Minnesota’s roads, resulting in nearly 450 crashes and one death.

11/19/2011

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43 Die On Minnesota Roads In July

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says July was the deadliest month on Minnesota roads so far this year, and last week was one of the three deadliest weeks of 2011.

08/08/2011

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No Traffic Deaths Reported Over Memorial Day Weekend

The numbers are still preliminary, but the Minnesota State Patrol confirmed Wednesday that there were no fatal traffic crashes over the Memorial Day weekend.

06/01/2011

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