State Patrol: Crash East Of Hutchinson Kills Man, 81An 81-year-old Hutchinson man died Sunday morning in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 7 just east of Hutchinson, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 9:53 a.m. on Highway 7 in McLeod County.
Fatal 3-Car Crash Closes Highway 7 In McLeod Co.A three-car accident has caused parts of Highway 7 to close in McLead County early Tuesday morning. According to Minnesota State Patrol, a fatal crash at Dairy Avenue has shut down Highway 7 in both directions in the Lester Prairie area.
St. Louis Co. Sheriff: Alcohol Likely A Factor In Serious CrashAlcohol may have been a factor in a crash that injured two men Friday night in St. Louis County. The sheriff's office says the crash happened at about 6:25 p.m. on Highway 7 and Zim Road in McDavitt Township.
Man, 51, Gets 6 Years For Being High On Meth In Fatal CrashA 51-year-old Apple Valley man has been sentenced to more than 6 years in prison after admitting to being high on meth while behind the wheel of a truck that caused a fatal crash.
Police Get Erratic Driver In West Metro Safely Off RoadAuthorities said a potentially tragic situation involving an erratic driver in the west Twin Cities metro Tuesday ended with the driver being taken into custody. Officers with departments in South Lake Minnetonka, Deephaven and Minnetrista were dispatched on a report of an erratic driver on Highway 7.
Hutchinson's Blizzard Conditions Challenge Drivers, Delight YoungstersThere was nothing routine about a routine drive on Highway 7 in Hutchinson Tuesday. The strong wind blew fresh snow up from the ground and in to the air, giving drivers something to worry about.
Sheriff: Alcohol Played Role In Fatal Northern Minn. CrashOfficials in northern Minnesota say alcohol played a role in a fatal crash early Thanksgiving morning. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened at 1:40 a.m. in Alborn Township, which is about 30 miles northwest of Duluth.
Tow Truck Driver Hurt In St. Louis Park CrashAuthorities say a tow truck driver had to be hospitalized early Wednesday morning after a crash on Highway 100 in St. Louis Park. Authorities were called at about 1:30 a.m. to the area of Highway 100 and Highway 7 in St. Louis Park after a flatbed tow truck hit a concrete barrier on the right shoulder of Highway 100.
Minnetonka Officer Hit In Early Morning CrashA Minnetonka Police officer collided with another vehicle while on the way to call early Saturday morning. The officer was headed south on Hopkins Crossroad and was making a left turn east to Highway 7 at about midnight, according to police.
Officials: Passers-By Use Snorkel To Help Man Pinned In Car CrashTwo good Samaritans traveling through central Minnesota over the weekend used a snorkel to great effect, but not underwater. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says the two used the piece of swimming equipment to help a man pinned inside of a car breathe until emergency crews could get him out.
State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash Near HutchinsonThe Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash west of the Twin Cities Tuesday morning. Authorities were called to the area of Highway 7 and Highway 22, which is just east of Hutchinson, at about 5:33 a .m. on a report of a head-on crash involving two vehicles.
1 Killed, 4 Injured In Kandiyohi CrashAuthorities are investigating a crash between a pick-up truck and a semi Sunday night in Kandiyohi County that killed one person and injured several others, including two children.