MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota State Patrol says it’s investigating two fatal crashes Thursday afternoon in the east metro.

One crash is in St. Paul, on Highway 52 near Plato Boulevard. Anthony Keli Kawino, 33 of Burnsville, died in the four-vehicle crash. He was not wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was not involved. Five others suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash.

The highway’s northbound lanes have reopened.

The other crash happened in Rosemount, on Highway 55 near at intersection of Doyle Path. A dump truck caused a chain reaction crash that left two people dead and three others injured.

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