MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The State Patrol says one person is dead after a semi careened off Interstate 94 Wednesday morning and started on fire.

The crash happened shortly after 9:40 a.m. on the highway’s westbound lanes near Rogers.

Officials said the driver of the semi, 65-year-old Edward Allen Riske, died of blunt force injuries.

Following the crash, Interstate 94 westbound was down to two lanes. Delays are to be expected.


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