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Rock thrown from overpass smashes windshield, hits driver in the chest

A driver in Duluth is lucky to be alive after a massive rock thrown from an overpass crashed through his windshield.

Matthew Fijalkiewicz, 22, of Superior, Wisconsin, was struck in the chest by the rock as he was driving home from Duluth Sunday night. 133 more words


Police Seek Public's Help In Finding Person Who Threw A Rock Onto I-35W

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating the person who they believe tossed a large rock off an overpass in Duluth, injuring one person, Sunday night. 99 more words


Family Mourns Man Killed On I-94 In Brooklyn Park

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 20-year-old Columbia Heights man is dead after being hit while standing in the middle of a freeway.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. 316 more words


State Troopers Take WCCO On Their Winter Driving Course

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After a deadly weekend, the Minnesota State Patrol is offering reminders for driving on winter roads.

“It’s about a week transition from summer months into the cold weather driving,” said Sgt. 257 more words


Patrol: Rock Flies Through Windshield, Injures Wis. Man On I-35W

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a 22-year-old Wisconsin man was injured when a large rock flew through his windshield while he was driving in St. 64 more words


4 injured in sideswipe collision

FREEBORN COUNTY, Minn. – Four Iowans were involved in a sideswipe accident on Saturday afternoon.

It happened just after 12:00 p.m. in Freeborn County. The Minnesota State Patrol is reporting that a Ford Ranger, driven by 61-year-old Sandra Katz of Mason City was traveling southbound on I-35 when she lost control on a snow covered patch of roadway and slid into the median. 62 more words


Rollover accident injures 4 including two kids

FREEBORN COUNTY, Minn. – Four people were injured in a crash on I-35 on Saturday.

It happened just before 3:00 p.m. in Freeborn County. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a Chevy pickup, driven by 36-year-old Sara Sparks of Alden, IA was traveling northbound on the interstate when she hit an icy patch on the roadway and slid into the right ditch. 82 more words

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