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2 Hospitalized After Brooklyn Park PD Squad Crash

A Brooklyn Park police officer and an Osseo woman were hospitalized Monday morning after a two-car crash, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The accident, involving a Ford Explorer squad car and a Chevy Aveo, happened at the intersection of Zane Avenue North and 90th Avenue in Brooklyn Park.

09/22/2014

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State Patrol: 2 Dead, 4 Injured In SW Minn. Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol says two people died in a car crash that also injured four other people — including two children – over the weekend. The patrol says two cars crashed in a broadside accident Sunday afternoon in Murray County near Fulda.

09/15/2014

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Sheriff: 2 Hurt In Douglas County Motorcycle Crash

Authorities said two people were seriously hurt in a motorcycle crash early Saturday night in northwestern Minnesota. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motorcycle crash at about 4:38 p.m. on County Road 5 west of Silver Lane NW.

09/07/2014

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Minnetonka Officer Hit In Early Morning Crash

A Minnetonka Police officer collided with another vehicle while on the way to call early Saturday morning. The officer was headed south on Hopkins Crossroad and was making a left turn east to Highway 7 at about midnight, according to police.

09/06/2014

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Increased Patrol Sunday To Remind Of ‘Move Over Law’

You may see more State Troopers on Minnesota highways Sunday. The State Patrol and local law enforcement are holding saturation patrols to remind drivers of the Ted Foss Move Over Law.

08/31/2014

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Woman Hit By 2 Cars, Killed In Mille Lacs County

The Minnesota State Patrol says a 57-year-old woman died after she was hit by two vehicles in Mille Lacs County. Authorities say Linda Pettner was on foot and in the northbound traffic lane of Highway 169 south of Garrison when she was hit on Friday night.

08/30/2014

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Victims ID’d In Fatal Lac Qui Parle Co. Crash

Fog may have contributed to a fatal crash early Friday morning, according to the Lac Qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office. The accident occurred at about 4:52 a.m. at the intersection of county roads 25 and 2. One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene.

08/23/2014

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Mpls. Police: I-394 ‘Crisis Situation’ Ends Positively

Minneapolis Police say there was a positive ending to a “crisis situation” Friday morning near Interstate 394 and Penn Avenue. The nature of the incident, which police say occurred just before 6 a.m., was not disclosed.

08/22/2014

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State Patrol: 2 Dead After Head-On Crash In Northern MN

Two people were killed after a head-on collision in northern Minnesota Tuesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called to the crash at about 3:09 p.m. on Highway 11 at County Road 13 in Roseau County between the cities of Roseau and Warroad.

08/20/2014

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2014 Traffic Deaths Surpass 200, Still Down From Last Year

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said Monday that while traffic deaths are down from this time last year, they’ve surpassed 200 for 2014. Authorities said 204 people have been killed in traffic accidents in Minnesota this year, which is 16 fewer than this time last year.

08/19/2014

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State Patrol: 1 Dead In Olmsted County Motorcycle Crash

A 58-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle crash in southeastern Minnesota Sunday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called just before 6 p.m. to the area of Highway 52 at 55th Street NW in Rochester.

08/18/2014

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State Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash In Isanti Co.

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Isanti Co. Friday morning. According to police, the crash occurred just before noon Friday at Highway 47 and Highway 95.

08/15/2014

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Teen May Face Charges After Fatal Crash In Montrose

A 17-year-old girl may face criminal charges after a fatal head-on crash in Montrose, Minn. Thursday morning. The crash happened at about 9:39 a.m. on Highway 12 near Zephyr Avenue, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

08/15/2014

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DPS: Extra DWI, Impaired Driving Patrols Through Labor Day

Drivers should expect to see more officers out on the roads searching for drunk drivers beginning this weekend. From Aug. 16 through Sept. 1, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety will increase DWI enforcement and highlight their education campaign.

08/14/2014

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