Minneapolis, MN Accidents

St. Louis Park Nordic ski coach killed while biking near Carver

The co-head coach of the St. Louis Park Nordic ski team died when he was struck by a car while biking near Carver. John Dyste, 66, of Carver, was struck by a car on County Road 11 at County Road 40 at 1:34 p.m. on Aug. 31. He died in the hospital two weeks later, on Sept. 8, of "complications of multiple blunt force injuries," the Hennepin County Medical Examiner said on Sept. 17.
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Bicyclist Who Died Following Crash Near Chaska Was Ski Coach

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the bicyclist who was struck near Chaska last month and later died. Sixty-six-year-old John Dyste was hit by a driver Aug. 31 near the intersection of county roads 40 and 11. Authorities have not explained the circumstances leading up...
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Rochester woman seriously hurt in crash Sunday afternoon

(ABC 6 News) - A Rochester woman was seriously hurt in a crash Sunday near Farmington Township. According to crash reports from the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened just before 4 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 63 and Highway 247. A Ford Escape driven by 53-year-old Eliezer Soulette...

Sheriff: Miltona Man, 48, Killed In ATV Rollover

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials in Douglas County say a 48-year-old man is dead after an ATV rollover Sunday evening. According to the county sheriff’s office, the incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on County Road 36 and Hardwood Road in Spruce Hill Township. There, emergency responders were dispatched to the report of a single ATV that had rolled over. Upon arrival, emergency responders found the driver injured and unconscious. Despite life-saving efforts, the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The sheriff’s office says it’s believed the driver, Todd Mrnak of Miltona, was driving the ATV eastbound and attempted to make a right hand turn into a field approach. That’s when the ATV overturned and Mrnak was thrown from the vehicle. He was not wearing a helmet. The crash investigation is ongoing.   More On ‘I Laid On The Floor And Just Bawled’: Minnesota TikTok Sensation, 79, Overwhelmed By Support After Scooter Breaks Minnesota Weather: Marginal Risk Of Severe Storms Monday; Big Temp Drop Follows 11 Injured, 3 Critically, In 7 Weekend Shootings In Minneapolis Friends, Family Gather To Celebrate The Life Of Former WCCO’er Denise Rosen

12 people injured in Sunday pile-up on Interstate 35

NORTHFIELD -- A seven-vehicle collision injured 12 people, including five children, Sunday night on Interstate 35 near Webster Township. Six vehicles were stopped for a construction zone in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 near milepost 73 at 7:52 p.m., when they were struck by a Kenworth tractor-trailer rig, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.

4-Year-Old Nytalia Ashes Dies In Mankato After Tree Branch Falls On Tent During Overnight Storms

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials in Mankato say a 4-year-old girl died Friday morning after a tree branch fell on the tent she was in during overnight storms. According to city officials, the incident happened around 2:30 a.m. in Land of Memories Park, located on 409 Amos Owen Lane. Officers responded to the report of a branch falling on an occupied tent. There, officers found the girl, identified as Nytalia Ashes from Sioux Fallx, with life-threatening injuries and began life-saving measures. Ashes was taken to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead. There were other family members inside the tent at the...

Crews Battle Fire In Northeast Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A home in northeast Minneapolis was deemed uninhabitable after a structure fire early Saturday morning. The Minneapolis Fire Department said crews were called to the one-and-a-half story home shortly before 9 a.m. When they arrived at the 2500 block of Jefferson Street Northeast, they found heavy black smoke coming from the roof vents and gable. They found the fire on the second floor attic area. A second alarm was called for additional crews and equipment. Crews were able to extinguish the fire, but the home suffered extensive fire and water damage. Though two firefighters were evaluated at the scene for minor medical conditions, neither were transported to the hospital. Red Cross has been called for the residents. The cause of the fire is under investigation.   More On ‘I Laid On The Floor And Just Bawled’: Minnesota TikTok Sensation, 79, Overwhelmed By Support After Scooter Breaks Looking To Trade In Your Old Vehicle? Now May Be The Best Time Ever To Do So Parents Of Immunocompromised Boy Told To Leave Restaurant, For Wearing Masks New Poll Shows Minneapolis Residents Support Charter Amendment Replacing Police
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Authorities ID woman killed in 3-vehicle crash in Maple Grove

Authorities have identified the woman who died last week in a three-vehicle crash in Maple Grove that led to one of the drivers being suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. Phousalinh Khounpanya, 67, of Dayton, suffered fatal injuries in the wreck shortly before 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 12...

1 Of 2 Boys Pulled From Lake Nokomis Has Died

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One of two boys who were pulled from Lake Nokomis in critical condition earlier this month has died. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 10-year-old Hussane Abdi Ali of Minneapolis died from complications of freshwater drowning on Sunday, six days after the incident. On the afternoon of Sept. 6, Ali and another boy were pulled from Lake Nokomis after the report of a water emergency. The Minneapolis Fire Department said one boy, who was older than the other, was being given CPR by a bystander, while the younger boy was in the midst of being rescued...

Woman Killed in Maple Grove Crash Identified

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the woman who died in a three-vehicle crash last Sunday in Maple Grove. The crash occurred shortly before 4:30 a.m. on County Road 81, just west of Maple Grove Parkway. Phousalinh Khounpanya, 67, died of multiple blunt force injuries. She was pronounced dead...