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Minnesota Traffic Deaths on Track to Reach Record High

Public safety officials announced that Minnesota traffic deaths are on track to reach a record high by the end of the year. In what law enforcement refers to as a “traffic safety crisis,” Minnesota is on track to exceed 400…

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Fatal Semi Crash on Burnsville Highway Flagged for Safety Improvements [Update]

UPDATED October 7, 2021 – The Minnesota State Patrol says two men died in a fatal semi crash on a Burnsville highway flagged for safety improvements. The crash happened on Highway 13 at the intersection of Chowen Avenue South. The…

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Carver County Bicycle Crash Injures One

A 66-year-old man was seriously injured in a Carver County bicycle crash on Tuesday. The crash happened at about 1:35 p.m. when a vehicle struck a man biking on County Roads 11 and 40 in Dahlgren Township. The cyclist sustained…

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Chain Reaction Semi Crash Injures 11 in Redwood Falls Township

A chain-reaction semi crash injured 11 people in Redwood Falls Township, Minn. on Wednesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says the five-vehicle pileup happened at about 11:15 a.m. on northbound Highway 71. Three vehicles were stopped for a MnDoT flagger…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Ramada by Wyndham Albert Lea, MN

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Ramada by Wyndham in Albert Lea, MN has sickened at least two people, possibly many more. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says early evidence shows the Legionella infections were likely caused by the…

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Work Truck Struck and Killed Bicyclist in Crash Near Rochester

A flatbed work truck struck and killed a bicyclist in a crash near Rochester, Minn. on Tuesday morning. The crash happened when the truck collided with a bicyclist near the intersection of Country Club Road SW and 60th Avenue SW…

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Head-on Crash Kills Two on Highway 23 in Southwest Minnesota

A head-on crash killed two pick-up drivers on Highway 23 in southwest Minnesota on Tuesday. The crash happened just before 6 a.m. in Rock County on Highway 23 in Springfield Township. Jacob Mulder (26) of Branson, S.D. and Matthew Crawford…

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Bicycle Crash Injures One in Baxter

A bicycle crash injured a 66-year-old woman in Baxter, Minn. on Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on the 13000 block of Memorywood Drive. A pick-up truck, driven by Scott Caswell (49) of Baxter, was driving south…

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Woman Killed After Car Plows into Minneapolis Protestors

A woman died and three other people were injured after a car plowed into a group of protestors in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis on Sunday evening. The incident happened just before midnight at the intersection of West Lake Street…

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Carver County Head-on Crash Kills Woman

A 58-year-old woman from Dassel, MN was killed in a head-on crash in Carver County on Sunday afternoon. The crash happened on Highway 7 near Polk Avenue in Watertown. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chrysler 300 was driving…

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Slew of Child Drownings in Minnesota Highlight Nationwide Spike in Pool and Spa Drownings

A slew of child drownings in Minnesota highlights a nationwide spike in pool and spa drownings as more people get in the water this summer. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a new report showing that drowning remains…

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Two Dead After Dump Truck Collides with Ambulance in Itasca County

Two people died and two others were seriously injured after a dump truck collided with an ambulance in Itasca County on Tuesday morning. The crash happened at the same intersection where DNR conservation officer Sarah Grell was killed in a…