MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A rear-end crash Saturday afternoon in the Twin Cities left one man dead.
According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, authorities responded around 12:30 p.m. to reports of a crash in Fridley near the 5300 block of University Avenue Northeast.
The crash involved two SUVs both traveling north on University Avenue. The first SUV rear-ended the second, causing the struck SUV to drift off-road and collide with a utility pole.
The driver of the first SUV, identified as 62-year-old Thomas James Gale of Fridley, died in the crash. The driver of the second SUV was unharmed.
The crash remains under investigation.
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