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Boy, 15, Allegedly Leads Police On High-Speed Chase In Kandiyohi Co.

A 15-year-old boy allegedly led police on a high-speed chase early Friday morning in Kandiyohi County, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. According to officials, around 2:45 a.m. a deputy was completing a traffic stop at Highway 71 and Highway 9 when a 1994 Ford Explorer passed them going southbound on Hwy 71 at over 80 mph.

08/08/2014

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1 Dead After Car Hits Horses

One person died early Saturday morning after their car hit a group of horses in Hubbard County. According to Minnesota State Patrol, around 4:46 a.m. the victim was traveling northbound on Highway 71 just south of Hubbard County Road 14 when it struck horses in the roadway.

06/28/2014

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3 Elderly People Die In 2 Crashes

Three elderly people have died in two separate traffic crashes in Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol says an 89-year-old man and 87-year-old woman died in a head-on crash on Highway 71 near Bemidji Tuesday afternoon. The patrol says the couple’s southbound car was struck by a northbound vehicle. No information was available on the driver of the northbound vehicle.

06/11/2014

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1 Killed, 4 Injured In Kandiyohi Crash

Authorities 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.

04/14/2014

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1 Dead In Head-On Crash In Olivia

A St. Paul man is dead after a head-on crash in Olivia on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The fatal accident occurred at 1 p.m. on Highway 212 near Highway 71 in Renville County. A 1999 Volkswagen Passat, driven by 55-year-old Bu Shwe, collided with a 2011 Dodge Ram, driven by Michael Traxler, age 31. Shwe was killed in the crash. Traxler, of Long Prairie, was unharmed, as was his passenger, 18-year-old Hope Nue of Granite Falls.

11/29/2013

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Patrol: 2 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured In Jackson Co. Crash

Two people died and another suffered serious injuries Friday morning when a semi and a car collided in Jackson County, the State Patrol says.

09/20/2013

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Public’s Help Sought In Finding Hit-Run Driver

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.

09/10/2013

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State Patrol Asking For Help Locating Fatal Hit-&-Run Driver

The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle – and driver – in a fatal hit-and-run crash just north of Sauk Centre on Aug. 24.

09/10/2013

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State Patrol Looking For Vehicle In Fatal Hit-And-Run With Motorcycle

The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help to find a vehicle that fled the scene of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle Saturday night near Sauk Centre. Authorities said a motorcycle passenger was hit and killed Saturday night after falling off the motorcycle, then being hit by a car at about 9:46 p.m.

08/26/2013

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Kandiyohi County Crash Kills Madison Couple

A couple from far western Minnesota was killed Thursday after the van they were in hit a semi near New London, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

12/28/2012

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School Mourns Death Of Coach, Teacher

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa School District, located west of St. Cloud in central Minnesota, says Rich Vos was killed this morning on his bike when he was hit by a semi.

10/16/2012

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Redwood Falls Man Killed In Kandiyohi County Crash

A 29-year-old Redwood Falls man is dead, a 50-year-old man is in critical condition and five others were hurt in a four-vehicle crash in Kandiyohi County on Christmas Eve, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

12/25/2011

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Patrol: 1 Dead, 7 Injured In Kandiyohi Co. Crash

A traveler died on Christmas Eve in Kandiyohi County after a driver ran a red light and collided with right-of-way traffic, authorities said.

12/24/2011

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