Crash Snarls Traffic On I-94 Near RogersAuthorities are on the scene of a crash involving multiple vehicles in the northwest Twin Cities metro that has Interstate 94 at a standstill. Emergency personnel responded to the scene at about 1 p.m. Monday on eastbound I-94 near County Road 81 in the Rogers area.
State Patrol: 3 Killed In 3 Separate Crashes On Wet, Icy RoadsAccording to the Minnesota State Patrol, three people were killed in three separate crashes on wet and icy roads on Monday. The first report of a fatal crash was at 2:00 p.m., when a rollover occurred on northbound Highway 7 in Big Stone County in western Minnesota. A Mercury Grand Marquis went off the road and into a southbound ditch, and then rolled down a steep hill, eventually coming to a rest with the passenger side on the ground. The driver, 85-year-old Donavan Tesch of Clinton, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Big Stone County Sheriff’s office says roads were wet at the time of the accident.