Officials say one person died and eight others were injured late Saturday night after two cars collided in Kandiyohi County.
In the past six days, three people have lost their lives in crashes on Highway 12. The stretch of highway has been a concern since it opened back in 2008. The number of fatalities forced officials to make changes they hoped would cut down on the number of accidents where vehicles were crossing the center median.
Authorities say a 25-year-old woman and a 69-year-old man, both from the west Twin Cities metro, died in a head-on crash on Friday in Orono. Orono police were called to the crash just before 7 a.m. Friday on Highway 12 west of County Road 6.
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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.
A Minnesota road construction company is stepping in to help improve safety on a west metro highway. Diamond Surface Inc. will donate time and resources to add rumble strips to Highway 12. In the last eight months, four people have died on a stretch of Highway 12 near Maple Plain from head-on crashes.
One man is dead and another is hospitalized after a head-on crash in Maple Plain. According to the West Hennepin Public Safety, officers were called to a personal injury crash at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday.
The State Patrol says a head-on crash on an icy highway Sunday evening in Meeker County left a 37-year-old man dead.
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.
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Two people were hurt, one seriously, in a head-on crash involving three vehicles west of the Twin Cites Friday morning, according to the State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 5:37 a.m. on Highway 12 near Waverly.
A 17-year-old girl may face criminal charges after a fatal head-on crash in Montrose, Minn. Thursday morning. The crash happened at about 9:39 a.m. on Highway 12 near Zephyr Avenue, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday after being involved in a crash with a vehicle northwest of the Twin Cities, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash at about 9:39 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 12 in the city of Montrose.
One person is dead after a rollover crash in western Minnesota Saturday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called to the crash at about 3:35 p.m. on Highway 12 east of Kandiyohi near Willmar.
One person is dead after a crash involving two cars and a semi-truck in west central Minnesota Tuesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 8:15 p.m. on Highway 12 about three miles east of the city of Degraff in Swift County.
Hennepin County authorities are investigating a head-on crash that killed two people Friday morning near Orono. It happened on Highway 12 west of County Road 6 just before 7 a.m. Orono Deputy Police Chief Chris Fischer says one driver was dead at the scene, and the other died later.
One person is dead after being hit by a Burlington Northern train early Saturday morning in Independence, according to the West Hennepin Public Safety Department. The accident happened at 1:15 a.m. just off Highway 12 at northbound County Road 92. Authorities say the train was heading west when the northbound vehicle went around the flashing gates and was struck.
One person is dead after a vehicle was struck by a train in Baldwin, Wis. on Wednesday afternoon, according to the St. Croix Sheriff’s office. The accident happened shortly before noon near a business on the 2200 block of U.S. Highway 12. A vehicle with two passengers left the business and headed north, but as they were crossing train tracks, they noticed an approaching westbound train. The driver attempted to go in reverse, but the train ended up smashing in to the vehicle’s passenger side.
One person died Monday morning in Meeker County when a car sideswiped a semi-tractor on Highway 12, the State Patrol says.
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Authorities have identified the semi-truck driver who was killed in a crash early Thursday morning near Menomonie, Wis.
A semi driver from Stacy, Minn., died early Thursday morning when his truck collided with another semi in western Wisconsin, authorities said.
A car and a SUV collided head-on near Delano Friday night after the car lost control on an icy road, authorities said. The crash left a 24-year-old dead.
Authorities have identified the man who died Tuesday when a cement truck and van collided in Independence, Minn.
Hennepin County deputies are on scene at a fatal collision on Highway 12 west of the metro Tuesday afternoon.