This story was originally published Aug. 10, 2021.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two people were killed when a vehicle plunged into the St. Louis River near Cloquet Tuesday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 80-year-old Steven Kimber of Carlton was driving a Ford Explorer south on Interstate 35 when the vehicle left the highway and entered the river just after noon.

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Steven Kimber and his passenger, identified as 78-year-old Barbara Kimber, were killed in the crash.