Minnesota Hit 100 Traffic Deaths In 2021 Sooner Than In Previous 6 YearsThe number of fatalities on Minnesota roads in 2021 breached 100 this week, marking the earliest date that the grim milestone was recorded in the last six years.
Alexandria Man Killed In Rollover CrashA 22-year-old man was driving on Highway 27 when, near the 295th Avenue intersection, he veered off the road, struck an approach and rolled.
1 Dead In Head-On Semi, Pickup Truck Crash On I-94Investigators say that the pickup truck was going the wrong way on the eastbound lanes of I-94.
3 Men From St. Paul Die In Fiery Crash In Chisago CountyInvestigators haven't identified the victims, but say speed may have played a role in the crash.
Minnesota's Fatal 2020 Crash Numbers Up Despite Fewer Cars On RoadsLast year at this time there were 346 fatal accidents; this year, there have already been 372.
Public Safety Officials Alarmed Over Spike In Deadly Crashes On Minnesota RoadsThe Department of Public Safety says their preliminary figures show 367 people have died on Minnesota roads this year so far. That’s compared with 338 this time last year and 364 fatalities in all of 2019.
DPS: More People Have Died On Minnesota Roads So Far This Year Than During All Of 2019Despite fewer people driving on Minnesota roads this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota safety officials say more people have died in crashes so far this year than during all of 2019.
Fatal Crash In Verdi Township Involved Unbelted OccupantThe crash happened just before 5 p.m. along Highway 14 and 170th Avenue in Verdi Township.
2 Killed In Head-On Clay County CrashThe patrol said a pickup traveling southbound on Highway 75 north of Georgetown crossed into the northbound lane and collided with an SUV about 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Fatal Crash Closes Highway 8 In Lindstrom Friday AfternoonThe State Patrol says the crash has shut down Highway 8 at Lincoln Road, and it will remain closed "for an extended period of time.
More Than 150 People Have Died On Minnesota Roads This SummerThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, 152 people died in crashes on state roads -- a nearly 12% increase over last year.