6 dead in 2-vehicle crash on I-90 in southeast Minnesota

The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. southeast of Rochester.
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Interstate 90 was closed for several hours after a fatal crash that has left six people dead.

The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. in Olmsted County near Eyota, southeast of Rochester.

The State Patrol says preliminary reports indicate that one of the vehicles involved was going the wrong-way, heading eastbound, when it struck another car going westbound.

The two vehicles involved were a 2005 Chrysler Sebring and a 2008 Ford Focus with three people in each of then.

"Investigators are still trying to determine which vehicle was going in the wrong direction," the State Patrol says.

I-90 is now back open in both directions.

KAAL notes that at least one person had to be extricated from their vehicle, while one of the vehicles caught fire.

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