The state patrol is investigating a fatal one-car accident in Anoka County after it crashed into a portable message board on the passenger’s side. Passenger Peggy Koecher, 48, of Stacy, Minn., died after the car veered off the right side of the road around 7 p.m. on Tuesday while traveling northbound on I-35W at County Road 14.
One person is dead after a shooting outside a bar in Burnsville, Minn. It happened outside the parking lot of Nina’s Grill around 2 a.m. Sunday, according to police.
A 62-year-old Maple Plain man is dead after his ATV crashed into a wide load tractor trailer late Monday night near Grand Rapids in northern Minnesota, the state patrol said. According to the patrol, Brian Johnson was going southbound on Highway 65 just south of Pengilly, Minn., when he crossed over and collided with the wide load trailer that was going northbound in the other lane.
Hennepin County officials have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a bus this week as a 64-year-old St. Louis Park man. Mark Gregory Best was killed Friday evening in downtown Minneapolis. He was in the crosswalk at the time.
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.
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver in a fatal hit-and-run crash last month. It happened Aug. 24 on Highway 71 just north of Sauk Centre. A passenger on a motorcycle fell off near the entrance to Grey Stone Golf Course. A passing motorist traveling north then struck the fallen passenger and kept going.
An 8-year-old boy riding a scooter in New Germany, Minn., on Friday night died after a car hit him, police say. The Carver County Sheriff Department responded to call of a child struck by a vehicle at 8:24 p.m. in the area of State Avenue and Monroe Street in the town located an hour west of Minneapolis. Investigators say 8-year-old Lorenzo Cotto was riding a scooter in the street in front of his relative’s house when he was hit.
One man is dead and another is in custody after an early morning shooting in St. Paul, according to authorities.
A woman was found dead alongside the road in Otsego early Saturday morning, but authorities aren’t suspecting foul play. Wright County Deputies responded to a report of an unconscious woman on the shoulder of Parrish Ave NE at the intersection of 93rd Circle NE at 12:35 a.m. Saturday. A woman had fallen from a moving vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A jogger in Wright County was killed Thursday afternoon after a van crossed the center line, killing the pedestrian, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the incident took place at 12:09 p.m. on the 8300 block of Wright County Road 19 in Otsego, Minn.
One person is dead after colliding with a vehicle on Highway 61 in Red Wing, according to authorities. The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident happened around 6 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Hill Street.
A Brooklyn Park man has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run crash that killed a 70-year-old woman in March. Perry Bernard Atkins, 25, pleaded guilty last Friday.
A man is dead after suffering a gunshot wound overnight, according to police. Authorities say officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 3400 block of Fremont Avenue North. Upon arrival, officers located a man lying on the sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound.
A house fire on the 4600 block of Minnehaha Avenue Friday night turned fatal. Firefighters were able to pull the victim and a pet from the home, but the individual died at the scene.
A 21-year-old man has been charged with first-degree manslaughter in the death of a 53-year-old Apple Valley man, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.