At Least Four Die in Minnesota Traffic Incidents Tuesday
Undated (KROC AM News) – A baby and two pedestrians were killed and there was another fatal motorcycle accident in Minnesota Tuesday.
The baby who was killed was in a vehicle that crashed in northeast Minnesota. The name of the one-year-old has not been released. The Minnesota State Patrol says the vehicle he was in was driven by 23-year-old Morgan Skinner of Gilbert. She suffered a non-life threatening injury. The State Patrol say she was driving on Highway 135 near Tower when she lost control and rolled into some trees.
A 29-year-old South Dakota woman was killed after being hit by a semi-truck. The State Patrol says 29-year-old Kara Dirtseller of Sisseton was walking on Highway 212 near Hector around 2 in the morning when she was hit.
The other pedestrian who was killed was also hit by a semi-truck. The State Patrol says 54-year-old Todd Morse was struck while walking on I-494 in Woodbury.
The fourth fatal wreck involved a motorcycle that crashed while fleeing after a traffic stop in northwest Minnesota. That crash happened around 6 p.m. in Beltrami County. The State Patrol says the driver was a 34-year-old man from Maplewood. His passenger was a 32-year-old woman from Howard Lake. The State Patrol hasn’t said who suffered the fatal injuries.