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Sleepy Eye Community Mourning For 4 Killed In Icy Crash

The 19-year-old driver of a car that lost control on an icy highway near Sleepy Eye, killing four people, is still recovering in the hospital.

03/09/2014

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Patrol: 3 College Students Dead, 2 Injured After Semi And SUV Collide

Three college students died Friday afternoon south of the Twin Cities metro when an SUV collided with a semi on icy roads, officials say. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 3 and County Road 47 near Northfield, Minn., just before 3 p.m., according to a crash report.

02/28/2014

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Could Take Days Until Southern Minn. Roads Are Safe

Huge snow drifts and blowing snow greeted many as they woke Friday, the day after a blizzard invaded southern Minnesota.

02/21/2014

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Metro Transit: 2 Northstar Trains Collide With Car In North Metro

Two Northstar Commuter Rail line trains collided with a car Tuesday evening in the north metro, Metro Transit says.

02/18/2014

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Driver Loses Control On I-94, Crashes Into Squad

The State Patrol is investigating after a trooper was hit by a car on the side of Interstate 94 Friday night.

01/31/2014

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State Patrol: 600 Crashes & Spinouts Thursday

More than half a foot of snow fell on the Twin Cities Thursday morning, causing nearly 600 crashes and spinouts, the State Patrol says, and it made for lots of work for auto repair shops.

01/30/2014

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Patrol: 1 Dies After Semi Broadsides Pickup Near St. Cloud

The State Patrol said Tuesday night that it’s investigating a fatal crash involving a semi and a passenger vehicle near St. Cloud.

01/21/2014

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Patrol: Slow Down, Drivers…You Keep Crashing Into Squad Cars

The State Patrol is urging drivers to slow down after four people crashed into squad cars since the start of last weekend. On Monday, the State Patrol posted a video to YouTube with footage of a collision Friday on Interstate 94 near the St. Croix rest area. It shows a driver losing control and smashing into the back of a squad car that had stopped on the side of the road.

01/13/2014

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Polar Vortex Might Not Bring Snow, But Does Create Black Ice

While the polar vortex brings a gut-punch of cold, it also brings with it something far less obvious: black ice. While seeing snow often cues drivers to slow down, what likely isn’t seen in extreme cold is ice, which can even form from condensation caused by car exhaust.

01/07/2014

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State Patrol: Stay Off Northwest Minn. Roads

The State Patrol is warning drivers in northwestern Minnesota to stay home, and stay off the roads. Places along Interstate 29 have zero visibility Saturday night. Earlier Saturday, the State Patrol advised no travel near parts of Moorhead. Many cars and trucks have slid off the roadway.

12/28/2013

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Patrol: 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Central Minn. Crash

A 23-year-old Nisswa man died Friday morning after the car he was in veered to avoid stalled traffic and collided with an on-coming van, the State Patrol says.

12/20/2013

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Patrol: Man, 35, Dies In Benton Co. Crash

A 35-year-old man died Thursday near St. Cloud after his SUV went through a stop sign and was broadsided by on-coming traffic, the State Patrol said.

11/28/2013

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‘She Is A Damn Good Mom': Neighbor On Pond Crash Driver

Three of the five children who were submerged in a metro holding pond following a car crash Thursday morning were those of the 23-year-old driver, the State Patrol says. The other two children belonged to Marion Guerrido’s boyfriend, neighbors say.

11/21/2013

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11-21-13 St. Louis Park Accident Sends 5 To The Hospital On The Morning News

Keep tuned to WCCO Radio for updates on this story…

11/21/2013

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Patrol: Man, 74, Dies In Northern Minn. Crash

A 74-year-old man died in northern Minnesota Friday after being ejected from a pickup truck following a rear-end crash. The State Patrol says the crash happened on northbound Highway 53, just north of Anton Road, when Dodge Dakota pickup hit the rear end of a semi.

11/02/2013

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