MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 19-month-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash near Cold Spring, authorities say.
Authorities responded to the crash in the area of Wakefield Township at the intersection of Highway 23 and County Road 71 at about 2:34 p.m. When emergency crews arrived, at least one vehicle had been involved in the crash.READ MORE: MDH: Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Salame Sticks Sold At Trader Joe's
A 19-month-old boy was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center for his injuries. The boy was pronounced dead just after 3 a.m. Monday. He was identified Tuesday as Colton Joseph Walz of Cold Spring.READ MORE: Campus Alert: Person Robbed Near West Bank By Suspect With Screwdriver
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Walz died of blunt force head and neck injuries sustained in the crash.MORE NEWS: Metro Transit Cutting Down Scheduled Light-Rail Trips Due To Lack Of Drivers
The crash is under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol.