Three major highways will close at 4 p.m. Sunday, due to strong winds, blowing snow and whiteout conditions, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, three people were killed in three separate crashes on wet and icy roads on Monday. The first report of a fatal crash was at 2:00 p.m., when a rollover occurred on northbound Highway 7 in Big Stone County in western Minnesota. A Mercury Grand Marquis went off the road and into a southbound ditch, and then rolled down a steep hill, eventually coming to a rest with the passenger side on the ground. The driver, 85-year-old Donavan Tesch of Clinton, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Big Stone County Sheriff’s office says roads were wet at the time of the accident.
Authorities said two people were killed and three others were hurt after a van rolled over near Staples early Tuesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at about 4:47 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 210 at mile post 89 near Staples.
Authorities said at least one person is dead after a rollover crash near Staples Tuesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at about 4:47 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 210 near Staples.
Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.
It’s been more than two months since heavy flooding damaged several parts of northeastern Minnesota.
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