MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man is in critical condition after a high-speed crash Thursday night on Highway 169.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. near 13th Ave. in the area around Plymouth and New Hope, Minn.

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Police said the driver, 22-year-old Ivan Vezikov, was speeding, lost control and hit the guardrail.

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Vezikov, from Apple Valley, was thrown from the car and into the center wall.

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The crash is under investigation. The State Patrol said it is not known yet if alcohol played a role in the crash.