MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota State Patrol says two people were killed Sunday evening in a crash on Highway 169 north of Elk River.
Sixty-eight-year-old Victoria Swen and 77-year-old Stanley Swen, both from Elk River, died in the crash, which occurred at 5:30 p.m. on Highway 169 southbound at 221st Avenue Northwest.READ MORE: Judge Denies Media Requests For Cameras At Hearing For Kim Potter, Officer Charged In Daunte Wright's Death
A pickup truck, driven by 42-year-old Wesley Cemenski, of Princeton, was traveling southbound on Highway 169 in the left lane.
The crash happened when the SUV carrying the Swens was trying to cross westbound over the southbound lanes of Highway 169 to 221st Avenue Northwest. When the SUV pulled out, it was struck by Cemenski’s pickup truck.READ MORE: Joseph Ness Charged With Murdering Older Sister In Family's Chanhassen Home
Both vehicles went off the road, striking a sign and coming to a stop on 221st Avenue Northwest on the west side of Highway 169.
Cemenski was treated for non-life threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Police In Twin Cities Investigating Thefts Of COVID Vaccine, Social Media Videos Showing Man Taking Vials
The State Patrol is investigating the crash.