MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two people died and two others were hurt Thursday morning when a pickup truck lost control on an icy Interstate 90 in southern Minnesota.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened shortly after 7 a.m. on the interstate’s westbound lanes, near Pleasant Valley Township in Mower County.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial, April 13 Live Updates: The State Rests Its Case; Defense Begins To Call Witnesses
A Dodge Ram pickup lost control, entered the median and crashed into the interstate’s eastbound lanes.READ MORE: Fmr. President Obama On Daunte Wright Shooting: 'A Reminder Of Just How Badly We Need To Reimagine Policing'
Killed in the crash were the pickup’s driver, 45-year-old Antonio Padillaibarra and a passenger, 18-year-old Eduardo Padilla. Both were from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and both were not wearing seat belts, the state patrol says.
It’s unknown if alcohol was involved.MORE NEWS: Watch The Derek Chauvin Trial Live
Two other passengers, both men from Oklahoma who were wearing seat belts, were injured. They were brought to an area hospital for treatment.