A Farmington man has been charged with one count of careless driving after he allegedly caused a crashed that resulted in the death of his passenger, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s office. Thirty-two-year-old Saloman Galacia Adorno was driving on southbound Highway 77 in Apple Valley on Dec. 2, 2012, when witnesses saw him swerve slightly to right and then abruptly to the left. As a result of this over-correction, Adorno’s GMC Savana van hit the guardrail and crash cushion around the bridge pillar at McAndrews Road.
Police said the driver who hit and killed two construction workers in Burnsville was not speeding. The information comes from investigators after questionable posts popped up on the driver’s Facebook page.
Two construction workers were hit and killed in a crash that occurred around 12:39 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 35W and County Road 42 in Burnsville.
Crews in Burnsville are working to repair a sinkhole that was caused by a water main break Wednesday night, city officials said.
Dakota County investigators have charged a Burnsville couple with child neglect.