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State Patrol: 1 Dead In Crash Involving 2 Semis In Clay County

Snow is creating slick roads Wednesday morning north and west of the Twin Cities and has resulted in at least one fatal crash. The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatality accident involving four vehicles, two of which are semi-trucks, on Interstate 94 in Clay County.

04/16/2014

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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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Police: Pedestrian Hit, Killed In Columbia Heights

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car in Columbia Heights early Thursday morning. Authorities were called to the accident just before 2 a.m. near the area of University Avenue and 44th Street. When police arrived, it appeared a vehicle was heading northbound on University Avenue when a pedestrian was crossing at 44th Street and was hit by the vehicle.

04/10/2014

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Patrol: 2 Injured After SUV Goes Off I-94 Ramp, Falls On Another SUV

A 38-year-old St. Paul man is seriously injured after the SUV he was driving went off a ramp and crashed on top of another SUV Saturday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

03/30/2014

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State Patrol: 27-Year-Old Arrested For Stealing, Driving Excavator Drunk

The Minnesota State Patrol says if you drive drunk, you will get caught – especially if you’re driving a giant piece of construction equipment down a sidewalk.

03/20/2014

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State Patrol: Icy Conditions Cause Fatal Crash In Carver County

Icy conditions were a major factor in a broadside crash west of the Twin Cities Tuesday night that killed on driver and sent another to the hospital, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

03/19/2014

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Driver Rescued After Rolling Truck Into Water-Filled Ditch

A 57-year-old Litchfield woman had to be rescued from an overturned truck in a water-filled ditch Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

03/18/2014

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Nearly 500 Arrested In MN Over St. Patrick’s Weekend

St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Monday meant a weekend-long celebration for some, and the Department of Public Safety says nearly 500 were arrested during increased DWI patrols. The DPS Office of Traffic Safety said that number may rise as additional information comes in.

03/18/2014

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1 Seriously Injured After Collision With Garbage Truck

One person is in critical condition after a crash Monday morning that’s being partially blamed on the icy road conditions.

03/17/2014

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Highway Was Dry When Vehicles Collided, Killing 3

The highway was dry between St. Peter and Mankato when a car crossed the center median and hit an oncoming truck, killing three and injuring three others. Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow says a Dodge Caliber crossed the centerline Sunday and collided with a Ford F-150 pickup on Highway 169.

03/17/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Sibley County Head-On Crash

One person was killed and another injured after a head-on crash involving two vehicles Monday morning in western Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 6:08 a.m. Monday on Highway 15 one mile south of the town of Winthrop, which is near Hutchinson.

03/17/2014

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5-Year-Old Girl, Her Mother Among 3 Dead In Head-On Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol says two people were killed in a head-on crash on Highway 169 Sunday afternoon in Mankato. The accident involved a Dodge Caliber and a Ford pickup truck. The State Patrol says more information will be released later on Sunday.

03/16/2014

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4 Injured In Rollover Crash On I-94 In Mpls.

Four people are injured, including one with serious injuries, after a roll-over crash on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis Saturday morning. The accident happened at about 7 a.m. on westbound I-94 at the Cedar Avenue exit ramp, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The driver, 27-year-old Juan Diaz-Pliego of Minneapolis, tried to exit at Cedar Avenue but lost control, drove up an embankment and rolled over, coming to rest in a ditch under a guardrail.

03/15/2014

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Train Crashes With FedEx Delivery Truck In Yellow Medicine County

Police said a FedEx delivery truck and BNSF freight train collided Friday afternoon in Yellow Medicine County. The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s office responded to a 911 call that a FedEx delivery truck and BNSF train crashed around 2 p.m. Friday at the rail crossing with Yellow Medicine County Road 39.

03/14/2014

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State Patrol: Plan A Sober Ride For St. Patrick’s Day

If you plan on going out for the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, authorities said you’ll want to make sure you have a sober ride. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said Thursday the State Patrol will have extra squads out over the weekend looking for impaired drivers.

03/13/2014

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