Three Minnesotans Killed in 24 Hour Period
Undated (KROC AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating two fatal traffic incidents north of the Twin Cities in Chisago County that happened early Friday.
The first was reported around 2 a.m. in the town of Wyoming when a man was struck by an SUV that was exiting I-35. The man has been identified as 32-year-old Kory Klein of Hugo. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died. The State Patrol says he had been drinking.
The other fatal accident happened about an hour later near Taylors Falls. The State Patrol says 26-year-old Riley Hoff-Larocca of Taylors Falls crashed his car and died at the scene. He was not using a seatbelt.
A 16-year-old boy was fatally injured Thursday after the car he was driving was hit by a semi-truck in west central Minnesota. The crash happened about 6 a.m. near the town of Vining when the truck crossed the centerline.