Van Full of Minnesotans Crashes in Florida; One Killed
(KROC AM News) - Authorities say one Minnesotan was killed and 14 others were injured in a crash in Florida Tuesday.
The group from the Twin Cities ranged in age from 4 to 69 and had just left the Twins game in Ft Myers when the van they were in was rear-ended by a pickup truck.
The van crashed into the median and rolled. Multiple news media reports indicate the driver of the pickup truck was drunk and he was arrested.
The person who died was identified as 18-year-old Lauren VanReese of Andover.
The wreck happened on I-75 in an area known as Alligator Alley.
According to the Star Tribune, one of those injured in the wreck was 49-year-old Paul White who won a third of a $450-million Powerball drawing in 2013.