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Man dead after crash on I-94 in Minneapolis

Man dead after crash on I-94 in Minneapolis Photo: KSTP/ Chris Knoll.

Rebecca Omastiak
Updated: June 30, 2020 08:42 AM
Created: June 30, 2020 06:37 AM

A 26-year-old died after his SUV hit a light pole in Minneapolis Monday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The crash happened at about 11:30 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Olson Memorial Highway. State patrol reports the driver was heading north when it appeared he lost control of the SUV, swerved and hit the pole.

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The driver was not wearing his seatbelt, according to state patrol, and the roads were wet at the time. According to the state patrol, alcohol was believed to be a factor in the crash.

No one else was hurt in the crash.


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