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Patrol: 2 Killed In Crash Caused By Falling Hay Bale

The State Patrol says two people died in southern Minnesota over the weekend when a large hay bale fell off a semi and smashed into a pickup truck, causing it to crash and start on fire.

03/11/2015

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Patrol: 1 Dead After Driver Slams Into Stopped Car In Dakota Co.

The State Patrol says a driver died early Sunday morning in the south metro after their car was broadsided while stopped at a highway intersection.

03/08/2015

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Patrol: 1 Killed, Several Injured Following 3-Car Crash On I-694

The State Patrol says a man died early Sunday morning after he drove the wrong way down westbound Interstate 694 in the north metro and slammed into two cars, injuring six people.

03/08/2015

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After Crash Involving Trooper, Officials Call For Drivers To Slow Down

A state trooper is recovering after a crash during the Tuesday morning commute. He has been released from the hospital and expected to be OK.

03/03/2015

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State Patrol Seeking Highway 52 Hit-And-Run Witnesses

The State Patrol is looking to speak with anyone who was in the area of the fatal weekend hit-and-run on Highway 52.

02/10/2015

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Patrol: Mankato Man Dies In Rollover Crash

A 55-year-old Mankato man died Saturday afternoon after losing control of his pickup truck and causing the vehicle to roll over.

02/08/2015

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Veteran Minnesota State Trooper Is New Chief House Sergeant

A Minnesota State Patrol veteran is taking over duties as the chief House sergeant-at-arms. Bob Meyerson just retired as a major in the state trooper but is coming aboard as chief House sergeant.

01/29/2015

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Patrol: 2 Dead Following 2 Broadside Crashes

The State Patrol says that two fatal crashes happened Saturday on Minnesota roads. The first happened just after noon in Sherburne County at the intersection of Highway 10 and Upland Avenue.

01/25/2015

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Investigators Ask Public For Info On I-35E Hit-And-Run

The State Patrol is hoping the public can shed some light on a hit-and-run death on Interstate 35E. Emily Boone, 28, was hit and killed around 9:40 p.m. Friday in St. Paul on the interstate’s southbound lane near Grand Avenue. It happened right as the Wild game was letting out at the Xcel Energy Center.

01/04/2015

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Patrol: Driver, 72, Dies In Head-On Crash

A 72-year-old driver died Saturday afternoon after a head-on crash. The State Patrol said Frances Anderson, of Ogilvie, was traveling west on Highway 95 near North Branch when her car crossed the center line and into the path of an on-coming SUV.

12/28/2014

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As Snow Falls, Cars Spin Out And Crash

As the snow fell Friday evening, cars slipped and skidded.

12/26/2014

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Patrol: Fatal Crash On Icy Highway 218

At least one person died Tuesday morning in southern Minnesota after a car lost control on an icy highway and drove into the path of an on-coming SUV.

12/23/2014

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Patrol: Woman, 25, Dies In Crash On Icy Highway 169

A 25-year-old Minnesota woman died Saturday night after losing control of her car on an icy road and colliding with an SUV and a pickup truck.

12/21/2014

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Patrol: Freezing Rain Making Travel In NW Minn. Treacherous

The State Patrol is urging drivers in northern Otter Tail and southern Becker counties to be extra cautious Monday morning as freezing rain has made roadways treacherous.

12/15/2014

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Patrol: Teen Dies In Rollover Crash

A teenager is dead after a speeding PT Cruiser went off road and rolled several times Saturday night in southern Minnesota.

12/14/2014

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State Patrol: Drunk Driving Arrests On Decline In Minnesota

Drunk driving arrests are on the decline Minnesota. The state patrol says they’ve arrested 21 percent fewer people this year for driving while intoxicated, than this time last year. Minnesota’s extra DWI enforcement campaign started in November and continues through the holidays.

12/13/2014

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Patrol: 1 Dead After Head-On Crash In Meeker County

The State Patrol says a head-on crash on an icy highway Sunday evening in Meeker County left a 37-year-old man dead.

12/08/2014

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Sheriff: Alcohol Played Role In Fatal Northern Minn. Crash

Officials in northern Minnesota say alcohol played a role in a fatal crash early Thanksgiving morning. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened at 1:40 a.m. in Alborn Township, which is about 30 miles northwest of Duluth.

11/27/2014

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Patrol: Teen Injured After Maserati Rolls On Wet Highway

A 17-year-old from Bloomington suffered injuries over the weekend after rolling a Maserati on a wet highway in the southwest metro.

11/24/2014

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Patrol: Nearly 200 Crashes As Storm Moves Out

As the season’s first snow storm moved out of the state, there were almost 200 crashes on Minnesota roads. Lt. Eric Roeske of the State Patrol said that of Tuesday evening there were 172 crashes and 140 spin-outs, which injured 30 people and killed two.

11/11/2014

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Storm Closing Schools, Messing With Commute

The first blast of wintry weather to hit Minnesota has resulted in hundreds of crashes, including at least one death.

11/10/2014

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Patrol: 393 Crashes, 559 Spinouts On Snowy Minn. Roads

Minnesota drivers were involved in nearly 400 crashes and even more spin-outs Monday as the season’s first snow storm began its march across the state.

11/10/2014

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Report: 3 Injured In Crash Involving Stolen Bus

A crash involving a stolen school bus and a pickup truck injured three people Sunday morning in northwestern Minnesota. The State Patrol said the crash happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. near Highway 32 and 230th Avenue N.

11/09/2014

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Wis. Woman With Baby Arrested For 4th DWI

A Janesville woman could be charged with her fourth drunken driving offense after witnesses told police they spotted her running along the interstate in Dane County with a baby carrier.

11/06/2014

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Redskins Get Into Crash On Way To Vikings Game

Two buses carrying the Washington Redskins got into a crash Sunday morning with a squad car just blocks away from TCF Bank Stadium.

11/02/2014

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