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.
On Saturday, Minnesotans will launch their boats in search of open water for the annual fishing opener.
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.
Highway 12 in Maple Plain had to be closed for more than two hours on Wednesday after a gas leak in the area, authorities said.
The State Patrol says there was a fatal crash along Highway 12 near Orono, Minn. Tuesday morning. The crash involved a semi truck and a car.
A man who hit and killed a 7-year-old boy in a fatal accident in Montrose back in February appears to have fallen asleep at the wheel, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
At least two people were seriously injured in a three-car crash along Highway 12 in Independence, Minn. Friday morning.
A 7-year-old boy waiting for a school bus Friday morning was struck and killed by a car that ran a red light in the small town of Montrose and then crashed, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
A third person has died after an accident Monday night on the bypass around Long Lake.