Minnesota State Patrol

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State Patrol Seeks Semi-Truck Driver In Crash That Killed 2 Teens

The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for the driver of a semi-truck after a crash on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls killed two teenagers and injured two others. Authorities said the crash happened Tuesday morning on eastbound I-94 near Dalton in northwestern Minnesota.

06/24/2015

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2 Teen Brothers Killed, 2 Hurt In Rollover Crash Near Fergus Falls

Two teenage brothers were killed and two others were hurt Tuesday in a rollover crash on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls, authorities said. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the scene Tuesday morning on eastbound I-94 near Dalton, which is just south and east of Fergus Falls in Otter Tail County.

06/23/2015

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After Crash That Killed Husband, Hastings Woman Wants Answers

A Hastings woman is making a public appeal, trying to get information about a driver she believes caused the crash that killed her husband.

06/22/2015

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Motorcyclist Killed While Fleeing From Police In Stearns County

A state patrol officer was attempting to pull the vehicle over for a traffic violation on County Road 75, but the motorcyclist wasn’t complying.

06/19/2015

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State Patrol: At Least 1 Dead In Jackson Co. Crash

At least one person is dead in a car crash in Jackson County Thursday night. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened just before 7 p.m. on County Road 29 at County Road 34.

06/18/2015

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State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash Near Rochester

The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash in southeastern Minnesota near Rochester Thursday afternoon. Authorities responded to the crash at about 3:04 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 42 and County Road 9, which is located just east of Rochester and north of Eyota.

06/18/2015

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Motorcyclist Killed In Stillwater Crash

A 54-year-old North Branch man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Stillwater early Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened at about 6:34 p.m. on Highway 95 near Pawnee Avenue North.

06/16/2015

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Driver Leads Police On Long, Winding Chase On I-394, I-94

Minnetonka police say a texting driver led authorities on a 10-mile chase through the Twin Cities Tuesday afternoon. Police says the driver, who was in what appeared to be a gray sedan with out-of-state registration, fled from officers who were trying to pull them over for texting while driving at about 3 p.m. near Hopkins Crossroad in Minnetonka.

06/16/2015

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At Least 1 Dead In Houston Co. After Tree Falls On Car

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Silverado truck was heading south on Highway 26, just south of Nuemann Road near Brownsville, when a tree fell from the west side bluff as the truck was rounding a curve.

06/13/2015

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At Least 1 Dead In Marshall Rollover Crash

At least one person is dead in a rollover crash Saturday in Marshall. The crash happened at about 11:04 a.m. on Highway 23 at Saratoga Street. The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating.

06/06/2015

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State Patrol: 1 Killed In Polk County

One person is dead after a rollover crash early Saturday morning in Polk County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 12:48 a.m. on the 38500 block of 350th Avenue.

06/06/2015

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Marine On St. Croix Woman Dies After SUV Hits Tree

A 42-year-old driver is dead after hitting a tree Thursday afternoon in Washington County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 2:46 p.m. on Highway 95 at Nason Hill Road.

06/04/2015

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Minnesota State Patrol Is Seeking New Troopers

The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for new troopers. According to the state patrol, the department is looking for troopers who are reflective of the communities that they serve and have non-traditional backgrounds.

06/03/2015

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State Patrol K-9 With Impressive Drug-Seizing Career Retires

A furry, four-legged officer is calling it a day after an impressive career. The Minnesota State Patrol says 10-year-old K-9 officer Arco is retiring after eight years on duty.

05/27/2015

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Authorities ID Rochester Motorcyclist Killed In Deer Crash

Authorities have identified a motorcyclist who died in a collision with a deer on the northern edge of Rochester.

05/25/2015

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Rochester Man, 40, Killed After Motorcycle Hits Deer

A 40-year-old Rochester man died Friday after his motorcycle hit a deer on Highway 52 in Rochester, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 7:15 p.m. Friday on southbound Highway 52 in Olmsted County.

05/24/2015

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WCCO Investigates: State Patrol Crashes From 2014

From being struck on traffic stops to dangerous chases, the Minnesota State Patrol logged nearly 300 damaged cruisers last year. A WCCO investigation looked at what can happen on the road in the course of a year.

05/19/2015

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Minnesota State Patrol Graduates 50 New Troopers

In Mariucci Arena, garnished with maroon and gold, marched the 50 newest members of the Minnesota State Patrol. The 56th training academy class had completed an arduous 16 weeks of law enforcement training and was sharply dressed in their new maroon uniforms.

05/19/2015

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Sheriff’s Deputy Hurt In Crash With School Bus In Albertville

Authorities say a Wright County sheriff’s deputy suffered non-life threatening injuries after her cruiser was involved in a crash with a school bus Tuesday afternoon near the St. Michael-Albertville border.

05/12/2015

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State Patrol: Crash East Of Hutchinson Kills Man, 81

An 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.

05/10/2015

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1 Killed In Fiery St. Paul Crash

One person is dead after their truck veered into a ditch, struck several trees and started on fire Friday afternoon. University of Minnesota police say the accident happened at about 2:47 p.m. on Cleveland Avenue near Larpenteur Avenue.

05/08/2015

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State Patrol: Motorcyclist Killed In Paynesville Crash

A motorcyclist from Rice is dead after a crash in Stearns County early Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened at about 6:48 p.m. on Highway 23 at County Road 123 in Paynesville.

05/05/2015

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Man Recognized For Rescuing Driver From Burning SUV

The Minnesota State Patrol recognized an Air National Guardsman for risking his life to save another. Robert Renning was awarded the Meritorious Citizenship Award for bending back the door frame of a burning SUV and pulling the driver, Michael Johannes, to safety.

05/04/2015

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State Patrol: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Cottonwood Co. Crash

One man is dead and a woman is injured after a crash Friday afternoon in Cottonwood County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 1:04 p.m. on Highway 60 near 570th Avenue in Mountain Lake.

05/02/2015

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2 People Killed, 2 Injured In Carlton County Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol says two people died and two others were injured in a head-on highway crash in Carlton County.

04/29/2015

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