Deadly Weekend on Minnesota Roads
Undated (KROC AM News) - At least five people have been killed on Minnesota roads since Friday, including another motorcyclist.
A man from Sioux Falls was killed Friday afternoon after crashing his motorcycle on a rural road in Pipestone County.
A 50 year old St Paul woman was killed in a single car wreck on a Twin Cities freeway Friday night.The State Patrol says the woman crashed into a bridge pillar on 694. Her name has not been released yet.
One person was killed in a head-on wreck in northwest Minnesota Saturday afternoon. That wreck occurred around 12:30 p.m. near the town of Warren. Killed was 49 year old Timothy Bruggeman of Thief River Falls. He was a passenger in a van driven by 31 year old Rachel Houle of Warren. She was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol says her van was hit by a pickup truck that crossed the centerline of the road. The pickup was driven by 25 year old Cory Ingeman of Karlstad, who was not hurt. The Patrol says alcohol was detected in his system.
Two people were killed and seven were hurt Saturday night in a two vehicle wreck in west central Minnesota. It happened around 9:30 p.m. when an RV and a car collided at a highway intersection. An 87 year old woman from Benson was driving the car. She was killed, as was her passenger who was an 84 year old woman from Long Lake. The driver of the RV was identified as 53 year old Greg Oeverman of Willmar. There were three other adults and three young children in the RV. All were treated for non-life threatening injuries.