Driver from Minneapolis killed in morning crash on I-494

The 63-year-old was rear ended while stalled in the center lane.
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A driver was killed in Bloomington on Friday morning when his vehicle stalled on I-494.

A Subaru Forester was struck in the rear while stalled in the center lane by a Ford transport truck at 6:15 a.m., the Minnesota State Patrol reports.

It happened on eastbound I-494 at Hwy. 77 near Fort Snelling.

The driver of the Subaru, 63-year-old William Omalley, of Minneapolis, was killed in the collision.

The 57-year-old driver of the Ford van, who lives in Burnsville, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash caused delays on I-494, which was reduced to one lane eastbound as emergency responders handled the scene.

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