Minnetonka, MN (KROC-AM News) - A suspected drunken driver caused a deadly crash early Friday after traveling 10 miles the wrong way on a Twin Cities freeway.

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The Minnesota State Patrol reports that 20-year-old Joseph Maness of Saint Anthony got on to I-394 in downtown Minneapolis heading west in the eastbound lanes. He continued driving the wrong way for 10 miles until he collided head-on with another vehicle in Minnetonka just before 4 am.

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The 30-year-old Melrose man driving the other vehicle was killed. His name will be released Monday. A 21-year-old female passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries as did Maness.

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The State Patrol information on Maness indicated “alcohol was involved.”

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The deadly incident happened the same week that the State Patrol had stepped up enforcement on Twin Cities freeways, but that extra effort ended a few hours before Friday's crash.

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