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Neighbors Shocked By Boater’s Death In Mississippi River Crash

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fatal boat crash on the Mississippi River. The incident happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday near Mississippi Point Park in Champlin.

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Sheriff: 1 Dead In Champlin Boating Accident

One person is dead after a boating accident in Champlin Thursday afternoon, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called at about 3:55 p.m. Thursday afternoon to Mississippi Point Park in Champlin on a report of an accident involving a speedboat.


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Wright Co. Accident Involving 4 Vehicles Leaves 1 Dead; Shuts Down I-94

Traffic stopped on a major Minnesota interstate Saturday morning after an accident involving eight people and four vehicles.


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Subcontractor In Fatal Stadium Accident Has Past Safety Citations

Records show a subcontractor involved in a fatal accident at the Minnesota Viking stadium construction site has received numerous citations for violating safety standards at its worksites.


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Firefighters Respond To Tragic Scene Of School Bus Accident In Western Wis.

A bus carrying a high school volleyball team collided with a car Saturday afternooon, killing two people in the car — 3-year-old Elenora Hutton, and her mother, Tiffany Hostetler of Rice Lake. The losses were felt by the entire community, including the small-town fire department.


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2 Die, 1 Arrested After 2-Vehicle Crash In Sauk Rapids

Police say two people have died and a man has been arrested after a two-vehicle crash in central Minnesota. Sauk Rapids police say the crash happened around 11:20 p.m. Saturday.


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1 Dead After Head-On Collision With Semi-Truck In Yellow Medicine County

One person is dead after colliding with a semi-truck, head-on in Yellow Medicine County Friday morning.


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Sheriff: Woman Killed After Car Hits Tree In St. Louis County

A 68-year-old woman died late Saturday night after the car she was driving went off the road and hit a tree in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded at about 11:47 p.m. to a single vehicle fatality crash on the 5400 block of Taft Road in Fredenberg Township.


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2 Killed In Broadside Crash In Blue Earth Co.

A broadside crash in Blue Earth County left two people dead Thursday afternoon. According to Minnesota State Patrol, just before 1 p.m. 18-year-old Christopher J. Schneider, of Lake Crystal, was driving eastbound on Blue Earth County Road 9.


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1 Dead After Colliding With Tractor Trailer In Kandiyohi County

A woman is dead after her car collided with a tractor trailer in Kandiyohi County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.


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Man Goes Overboard, Dies While Sailing On Lake Michigan

Authorities say a Wisconsin man has died after he went overboard while sailing on Lake Michigan. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office says it got a call around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday about a vessel in distress on the lake.


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Welding Company Worker Killed In Dayton ID’d

A welding company employee who was killed in a Dayton explosion last Wednesday has been identified.


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Trench Collapse At Lakeville Construction Site Kills 1

Authorities say a man died Tuesday afternoon in an apparent trench collapse on a construction site just south of the Twin Cities metro. Emergency crews were called at about 3:45 p.m. to the site in Lakeville near the area of 179th Street and Hyde Park Ave.


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1 Dead After Sideswipe Crash In Crow Wing County

A woman is dead Monday evening after her car drifted over the center line and struck another vehicle in Crow Wing County.


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1 Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Ramsey Co.

One person was killed early Thursday morning after the motorcycle they were riding left the roadway in Ramsey County. According to Minnesota State Patrol, at 1 a.m. a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling northbound on Highway 61 just south of Warner Road when it left the roadway.


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Man, 26, Dies In Hubbard County ATV Accident

A 26-year-old man died Monday evening after an ATV he was riding hit a tree in Hubbard County. According to the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, shortly after 6 p.m. officers received a call of an ATV accident in Paul Bunyan State Forest.


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After Crash That Killed Husband, Hastings Woman Wants Answers

A Hastings woman is making a public appeal, trying to get information about a driver she believes caused the crash that killed her husband.


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Woman, 35, Dead After Head-On Crash In Hugo

A Center City woman died late Sunday night after a head-on crash in Hugo. According to Minnesota State Patrol, the crash occurred just after 10 p.m. on Highway 61.


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Woman Loses Unborn Child In S. St Paul Car Crash

A Shoreview woman had a miscarriage on Wednesday after a car accident in South St. Paul. According to the accident report, at 1:52 p.m. a car crash occurred in the 220 block of Grand Avenue in South St. Paul.


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Body Of 3-Year-Old Recovered From Brooklyn Park Swimming Pool

The body of a 3-year-old girl was recovered from a pool in an apartment complex in Brooklyn Park early Monday morning, according to police. Brooklyn Park police said officers received a report of a missing child at around 10 p.m. Sunday.


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Police Identify Wisconsin Man Killed When Tree Fell On Truck

Authorities have identified a Wisconsin man who was killed when a tree fell onto the pickup he was driving in southeastern Minnesota. Minnesota State Police identified the man as 50-year-old Wayne Burkhardt of West Salem, Wisconsin.


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At Least 1 Dead In Houston Co. After Tree Falls On Car

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Silverado truck was heading south on Highway 26, just south of Nuemann Road near Brownsville, when a tree fell from the west side bluff as the truck was rounding a curve.


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2 Teenagers Injured In Pierce Co. Car Crash

Two teenage girls were injured when a semi-truck collided with a car on Thursday afternoon in Pierce County. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, around 4:22 p.m. officers responded to a call of a semi-truck and car crash on U.S. Highway 10 near the intersection of County Road U.


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1 Dead In Blue Earth Rollover

A Mankato man died Sunday morning after a rollover accident in Blue Earth county. According to the accident report, Timothy D. Steffl, 32, was traveling westbound on 179th Street just east of Highway 22 when he left the road on the south side.


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Man, 92, Not Wearing Seat Belt Killed In 2-Car Crash

A 92-year-old man has died after a two-vehicle car accident in Stearns County Thursday afternoon.

According to the St. Cloud Police Department, Alvin Val Hennen, of St. Cloud, was struck when he entered an intersection during a red light.