1 Killed, 1 Injured In Tuesday Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 61 Southbound and Manning Avenue. Just after 2:45 p.m. Hastings and Cottage Grove units were dispatched to a multi-vehicle accident. CPR was performed on a subject at the scene but at least one person was pronounced deceased. The State Patrol later confirming Tuesday evening that a woman was killed and a man was injured in the collision. Their identities are being withheld pending next of kin.

The State Patrol will investigate the crash through reconstruction and will provide more updates when available.

The accident snarled traffic in multiple directions for miles and for hours, complicating the drive home for many.

Hastings and Cottage Grove Police and Fire responded to this call.


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