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One injured when van runs off the road

ROCHESTER, Minn. – One person was hurt after a van drove off the road in Freeborn County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 44-year-old Tina J. Zirbes of Austin was driving west on Interstate 90 in the right lane when the Ford Econoline skidded into the center median.  45 more words

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2 Dead After Vehicle-Train Crash In Kandiyohi County

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Two people are dead after a crash between a train and a passenger vehicle Saturday afternoon in Kandiyohi County.

The vehicle was traveling north on 182nd Street, near Paynesville, Minnesota, when it was hit by a Canadian Pacific Train. 59 more words


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


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. 258 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