Minnesota State Patrol
The Minnesota State Patrol launched a new campaign Thursday morning in an effort to keep drivers safe across the state this summer. The State Patrol said more than 300 law enforcement agencies across Minnesota will be involved in conducting speed patrols over the next three weekends, starting Friday.
If you ever thought about creating a swimming pool out of the back of your pick-up truck, you may want to think again. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a driver in St. Michael was given a ticket for illegal operation after a trooper discovered the truck bed filled with water.
A 19-year-old Minneapolis woman was seriously hurt late Monday morning after driving into a pole in Golden Valley, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 11:17 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 55 and Winnetka Avenue.
A 46-year-old man died Sunday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 52 near Rosemount, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 2:31 p.m. near the area of southbound Highway 52 north of County Road 42 in Dakota County.
A woman is dead Monday evening after her car drifted over the center line and struck another vehicle in Crow Wing County.
A 59-year-old Oakdale man died Saturday after he was thrown from his motorcycle in a crash near Pine Center, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash Saturday on County Road 8 about two miles north of Pine Center.
A Minnesota State Trooper has been charged with excessive speeding after he was caught driving 94 mph in a 55 mph zone, according to Minnesota State Patrol. The Fergus Falls City Attorney has cited Sergeant Jesse Grabow for excessive speeding.
In the last two days, five people have died on Minnesota roads. The State Patrol reports the five people died in four different accidents. One of the people killed was a motorcyclist in southwestern Minnesota, adding to a summer season authorities say has brought an alarming spike in motorcycle rider fatalities.
A motorcyclist is dead Saturday evening after he swerved off the road and crashed in Pipestone County. The State Patrol says 33-year-old Jeremy Langley of Sioux Falls was traveling westbound on CSAH 2 when he lost control of his motorcycle.
The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol played a factor in a fatal head-on crash Saturday afternoon. Twenty-five-year-old Cory Ingeman, of Karlstad, crossed the center lane in his pickup truck, colliding head-on with a van on Highway 1 in Marshall County at about 12:42 p.m.
One person has died after a crash on Interstate 694 Friday night. The accident happened just after 10 p.m. on Snelling Avenue in Arden Hills, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
One person was killed early Thursday morning after the motorcycle they were riding left the roadway in Ramsey County. According to Minnesota State Patrol, at 1 a.m. a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling northbound on Highway 61 just south of Warner Road when it left the roadway.
A man was killed Wednesday night in a motorcycle crash in Bethel, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s office. Deputies responded to a report of a crash at about 7:15 p.m. near the area of 236th Avenue Northwest and Kumquat Street Northeast.
There was not a dry eye inside Park Christian School in Moorhead Tuesday night. Hundreds packed the gym to remember two young lives that were cut short.
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.
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.
A Hastings woman is making a public appeal, trying to get information about a driver she believes caused the crash that killed her husband.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.