Person Killed In Semi-Truck/SUV Crash In Minnesota
Blaine, MN (KROC AM News) - The busy Monday morning commute in Blaine was disrupted by a deadly traffic crash that involved a semi-truck.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the crash occurred at 4:30 am on Highway 65.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the semi-truck was traveling southbound on Highway 65 when its driver ran a red light and struck an SUV that was eastbound on 109th Ave NE.
The 51-year-old Coon Rapids woman driving the SUV died at the scene. Her name is expected to be released Tuesday.
The driver of the truck was identified as 37-year-old Andrew Engren of East Bethel. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.