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Sheriff: Friends Were Flying Plane To Alaska When It Crashed

Wisconsin authorities say two friends were flying a recently purchased airplane to Alaska when it crashed, killing the pilot’s father. Clark County Sheriff Greg Herrick released the names of the three people involved in Monday’s crash in central Wisconsin.

01/27/2015

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Minnesota Trucker Dies In Wisconsin Crash

A Minnesota man was killed Wednesday after the semi-truck he was driving lost control on Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin, authorities said.

01/22/2015

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1 Dead In Hugo Car Crash

One person died after a two-car crash in Hugo Friday morning. According to the state patrol, the incident occurred around 10:39 a.m. at Highway 61 and 130th Street North.

01/09/2015

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8 Years After Fatal Crash, Toyota Lawsuit Heads To Trial

A Minnesota driver who went to prison for a crash that killed three people grabbed national attention when he was freed amid reports of Toyota Camrys that would mysteriously accelerate. Eight years after that accident, his lawsuit against the Japanese automaker goes to trial Wednesday. Koua Fong Lee and other survivors of the crash are seeking damages from Toyota.

01/06/2015

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Minnesota Woman Critically Hurt In Texas Panhandle Crash

A Minnesota couple was among five people that were hurt in a crash in the Texas Panhandle that also killed three people, authorities said.

01/04/2015

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Authorities Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash With Semi In Western MN

Authorities are on the scene of a fatal crash in western Minnesota Friday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol received a report of a head-on crash at about 6:47 a.m. on Highway 12 at 120th St. NW in Kandiyohi County.

01/02/2015

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State Patrol: 2 Dead In Roseau County Crash With Train

Two people died Wednesday night after a broadside crash involving a train in Roseau County, according to the State Patrol.

01/01/2015

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Dismissal Motion To Be Filed In Fatal Trooper Crash

The attorney for a Minnesota state trooper indicted on manslaughter charges in a fatal crash in Cannon Falls says he will file a motion to dismiss the indictment.

12/31/2014

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State Patrol: 1 Dead In Crow Wing County Rollover Crash

A 76-year-old woman died Monday afternoon in a rollover crash just south of Brainerd, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called to the accident at about 2:30 p.m. on Highway 25 near milepost 144.

12/30/2014

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Cops: Alcohol May Be A Factor In Fatal Maple Grove Crash

A wrong-way driver may have been drinking before a crash that killed him and another driver in Maple Grove, police say. Michael Kelley, of Dayton, drove into oncoming traffic Friday afternoon on County Road 81 in Maple Grove.

12/28/2014

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Lindstrom Man Killed After Car Strikes Power Pole

A 52-year-old rural Lindstrom man has died after the car he was driving struck a power pole in Franconia Township. The Chisago County sheriff’s office said the crash occurred early Friday. The sheriff’s office is investigating the fatal crash, which occurred after 1 a.m.

12/26/2014

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Patrol Not Sure Why Fergus Falls Councilman Fled

Authorities say it’s not clear why a Fergus Falls City Council member led police on a chase that ended when he crashed into a squad car and died. The State Patrol says the incident began when 62-year-old Timothy Rundquist fled a state trooper who had stopped him for speeding around 5 p.m. Monday near Elbow Lake.

12/23/2014

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2 Die, 2 Injured In Head-On Crash Near Hastings

Dakota County Sheriff-elect Tim Leslie says a car crossed the center line on Ravenna Trail in a residential area south of Hastings and collided with an SUV just before 4 p.m. Thursday.

12/12/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed St. Paul Bride

A New Hampshire man who crashed into a honeymooning couple, killing the bride and seriously wounding her husband, will serve at least 10 years in prison. Forty-four-year-old Matthew Tsopas of Somersworth pleaded guilty Friday to 14 charges, including manslaughter.

12/05/2014

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Coon Rapids Man Charged with Killing Friend While Driving Drunk

A 21-year-old Coon Rapids man faces criminal charges after admitting to driving drunk in a crash which took the life of his friend last November. Kyle Norman Wold was charged Friday with one count of criminal vehicular homicide and two counts of criminal vehicular operation related to a crash on the early morning of Nov. 22.

12/05/2014

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ID’s Released In Fatal Maple Plain Crash

Authorities say one person was killed Tuesday night after a head-on crash on Highway 12 west of the Twin Cities. The Medina Police Department responded to an accident on Highway 12 at about 9:45 p.m. involving a car and a semi-truck about one mile east of Maple Plan.

12/03/2014

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Sheriff: Truck Driver Says Brakes Failed Before Fatal Wis. Crash

A crash between a semi and pickup truck in Polk County has claimed the life of a 49-year-old Wisconsin man, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

12/03/2014

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Authorities: Man Dies In Minnesota ATV Crash

Authorities say a 23-year-old man has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Sherburne County. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said Sunday that Travis Mahaffey died in the crash early Saturday in Big Lake Township.

12/01/2014

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Lake Elmo Woman Dead After Aitkin County Crash

A Lake Elmo woman is dead, a month after a broadside car crash in Aitkin County.

11/30/2014

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Authorities: Alcohol Was Factor In Fatal Crash

A 48-year-old woman has died and three others were injured after a vehicle rolled over in St. Louis County.

11/28/2014

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Teen Dies In St. Paul Police Chase

A 15-year-old boy is dead after a police chase ended Wednesday morning with a vehicle smashing into a building just south of downtown St. Paul. St. Paul Police say the crash happened at about 12:15 a.m., about 15 minutes after the chase began. Officers initiated a pursuit of a vehicle which had recently been reported stolen near the 2000 block of Suburban Avenue.

11/26/2014

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Driver Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Teen

A Coon Rapids man has pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash that killed a teenage boy last summer.

11/24/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Injured After Crash On Snowy Wis. Road

Snow-covered, slippery roads south of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, played a role in a Monday morning crash that left one driver dead and another injured.

11/24/2014

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2 Killed In Train-Vehicle Crash Identified

The victims in a fatal crash between a passenger vehicle and train in Kandiyohi County Saturday have been identified. At 3:16 p.m. on the day of the incident, the vehicle was traveling north on 182nd Street at Highway 55 near Paynesville when it was hit by a Canadian Pacific Train.

11/23/2014

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UW-Stout Administrator Killed In Crash Involving Deer, Semi

An administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Stout was killed Wednesday evening in a crash involving a deer and a semi truck on Interstate 94. Kay Schnur, 56, was killed near Osseo, Wisconsin just before 7 p.m., according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Schnur, from Merrillan, was traveling eastbound on I-94 when her vehicle struck a deer and stopped in the right lane of traffic.

11/20/2014

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