HASTINGS, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — Two people have died in a head-on collision near Hastings.
Dakota County Sheriff-elect Tim Leslie says a car crossed the center line on Ravenna Trail in a residential area south of Hastings and collided with an SUV just before 4 p.m. Thursday.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills Return Wednesday
Leslie says the driver of the car, Timothy Gusk, 57, and a passenger in the SUV, Lihua Jing, 56, died at the scene. The driver and another passenger in the SUV were taken to Regions Hospital. He says the driver is in critical condition while the passenger is in stable condition.READ MORE: Towns' 3-Point Play Helps Wolves Edge Knicks 112-110
Investigators are still trying to determine why the car crossed the center line. The State Patrol is assisting.MORE NEWS: Media Groups Protest Restrictions For Federal Trial Of Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd's Death
The sheriff-elect says names of the victims have not been released because investigators are still looking for the next-of-kin of one person who was killed.