UPDATE (8/2/2019 5:30 PM): The six victims from Minnesota's deadliest wreck in almost 20 years have been identified -- two are from Rochester. READ MORE HERE.


Original Story:

Rochester, MN KROC-AM News) - Six people were killed early Friday on I-90 in rural Olmsted County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the preliminary investigation indicates a car was driving east in the westbound lanes of the interstate near Eyota around 1:30 AM when it collided with another vehicle.

There were three people in each vehicle.

The section of westbound I-90 where the crash occurred was closed for several hours.

The names of the victims have not been released.

Location of the accident on I-90 near Eyota (Google Maps)

News Update: A 2-year-old child was killed in NE Minnesota Thursday after the stroller he was in was hit by a pickup truck.