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61-Year-Old Killed In Clear Lake Farming Accident

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says a 61-year-old man died Monday afternoon when the tractor he was operating flipped over on top of him. At 5:18 p.m., deputies were called to the farming accident on the 8500 block of State Street in Clear Lake, Minn.

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Sheriff: 1 Killed In Chippewa County Hayride Accident

One person died Saturday night in an accident on a hayride in western Minnesota, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called to a report of a personal injury accident on 120th Avenue, about a half mile south of Highway 40 in Woods Township at about 7:46 p.m.

09/07/2014

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Isanti Man, 50, Dies In Motorcycle Crash

An Isanti, Minn. man died Friday morning after being involved in a motorcycle accident early Thursday morning. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Warren Jay Ploof, 50, died early Friday morning from injuries he sustained in the crash.

08/30/2014

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Boy On Bicycle Struck And Killed On Duluth Street

Duluth police say a 6-year-old boy was killed when he was struck by a van while crossing a street on his bicycle. A police news release says it happened around 3:45 p.m. Saturday.

08/17/2014

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State Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash In Isanti Co.

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Isanti Co. Friday morning. According to police, the crash occurred just before noon Friday at Highway 47 and Highway 95.

08/15/2014

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Brainerd Man, 86, Dies In Tractor Accident

An 86-year-old Brainerd man died when a tractor pinned him late Tuesday afternoon, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. At 5:56 p.m., authorities responded to the report of a man pinned by a tractor in a shed at a residence in Sylvan Township.

07/09/2014

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Police: Family Member Backs Out Over 14-Month-Old

Police in Brooklyn Center say that a 14-month-old was killed Monday afternoon after a family member ran over the child while backing out of a driveway. The accident happened along the 5400 block of Colfax Avenue North.

07/07/2014

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Sheriff: Man Dies After Falling From Roof In SW Minnesota

A 23-year-old man from southwestern Minnesota died Saturday after falling while doing work on his roof, according to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to a report of a medical caused by a fall at about 6:27 p.m. on the 65000 block of Highway 12 in Darwin Township.

06/22/2014

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1 Killed In Blue Line Light Rail Accident

A pedestrian was hit by a Blue Line light rail train in Minneapolis on Friday afternoon. According to Metro Transit officials, the accident occurred at 2:50 p.m. at the intersection of E 35th Street and Highway 55.

06/20/2014

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1 Killed In 3-Car Crash on I-35 In Faribault

One person is dead after a car hit two vehicles on Interstate 35 in Faribault, Minn. Sunday night. Mach Kuel, 39, of Coon Rapids died Sunday after the car he was traveling in hit one vehicle and side-swiped another. Police said they responded to a call about an accident around 11: 17 p.m. Sunday.

05/26/2014

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Woman Hit By Truck In Minneapolis Dies

Authorities said the woman who was hit by a truck near Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis earlier this week has died. Police responded to the incident at about 6:18 p.m. Wednesday near Market Plaza at West Lake Street.

02/14/2014

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Minneapolis Man, 62, Killed In Light Rail Train Accident

Authorities said a 62-year-old Minneapolis man was killed Sunday night after being hit by a light rail train. John Siqveland with Metro Transit said the accident happened at about 6 p.m. Sunday near 42nd Street East and Hiawatha Avenue.

01/15/2014

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Le Sueur Teen Dies After Sledding Accident

A Le Sueur teen has died after a sledding accident at a friend’s house. A Mankato Free Press report says Katelyn Hank died on Tuesday. She was a junior at Le Sueur-Henderson High School.

01/01/2014

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5-Year-Old In Pond Accident Improving; Family Hopeful For Other 2

We are hearing some good news today about the three children who survived after the car they were in plunged into a pond in St. Louis Park. In fact, one is making what a family friend is calling “a miraculous recovery.”

12/04/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Hidden Waters

Driving south on Highway 100 at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, I heard WCCO-AM’s Steve Murphy reporting on a horrific accident. A car was submerged, people trapped inside. I didn’t hear the location. I remember thinking it was likely somewhere by Lake Minnetonka. Suddenly at St. Louis Park traffic slowed, and I saw an ambulance racing with lights and sirens on in the northbound lane.

11/23/2013

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