Authorities Identify Man Fatally Struck By Minivan In EaganAuthorities have identified a man who police say was fatally struck by a minivan after running into a road in Eagan.
Motorcyclist Killed After Colliding With Van In Faribault Co.The State Patrol says a motorcyclist died Sunday morning in southern Minnesota after colliding with a minivan.
Minivans Do Poorly In New Crash TestsThe Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry.
100-Pound Propane Tank Explodes Inside Minivan In St. Paul, Driver InjuredA man is in the hospital after a 100-pound propane tank exploded inside his minivan early Sunday afternoon, according to the St. Paul Fire Department. Deputy Chief Pat Smith says a Dodge Caravan was parked outside of Walmart, located at 1450 University Ave., when the tank blew up and injured the driver inside.
Apple Valley Woman Charged In Fatal Crash Caused By Cell PhoneA 29-year-old woman will face criminal charges for a fatal crash in Apple Valley last April which killed a 66-year-old man. According to the Dakota County Attorney's office, Amanda Leanna Schlachter of Apple Valley was charged Wednesday with one count of criminal vehicular homicide and three counts of criminal vehicular operation resulting in substantial bodily harm in connection with a crash on April 6, 2013.
Man Dies After Crashing Into Eagan PondA 58-year-old man has died after his minivan went off the road and into a pond in Eagan Friday morning. According to police, a witness saw a minivan leave the roadway at Lexington Avenue and Clubview Drive at 7:33 a.m. The minivan, driven by Thomas Heinz Iwen of St. Paul, went down a 10-foot retaining wall and crashed upside down into a collection pond. Iwen was extricated from his vehicle by Eagan firefighters. He was taken by ambulance to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where he later died.
Patrol: Semi Driver Killed In Fiery Golden Valley CrashThe Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash involving a semi that left a plume of smoke over Highway 55 on Friday morning in Golden Valley. The state patrol said the incident took place at Highway 55 and Boone. One is dead, and the status of the other driver is unknown. The semi truck had reportedly burst into flames.
Father Pleads Not Guilty After Baby Dies In Hot MinivanA Moorhead father has pleaded not guilty in the death of his baby who was left in a hot minivan for several hours. It was about 80 degrees outside the day Andrew Sandstrom left his 5-month-old daughter in her car seat last month.
Minn. Dad Charged In Death Of Baby Left In Minivan Prosecutors have charged a Minnesota man with manslaughter after his 5-month-old daughter died after being left for hours in a hot minivan last week. The Clay County Attorney's office charged 24-year-old Andrew Sandstrom with one count of second-degree manslaughter.
5-Month-Old Girl Dies After Being Left In Minivan Police in Moorhead say a 5-month-old girl has died after being left in a minivan for hours. Authorities arrived at the scene about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday and learned the girl had been left in a car seat inside the vehicle for about four hours. The first responder found that the infant girl had been moved to a nearby apartment and began administering CPR. However, the child was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police, Crime Stoppers Offer Reward In April 2 Homicide CasePolice have teamed up with Crime Stoppers to find the suspect in the April 2 shooting that killed 34-year-old Tommy Bardney on the 1000 block of Humboldt Avenue North in Minneapolis.
Police: Apparent Road Rage Involves Gun Flashing In MinivanAn apparent road rage incident in Doge County Tuesday afternoon involved a driver flashing a gun from inside a maroon minivan, authorities said.