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A driver was killed after crashing in St. Paul and then running into traffic, where he was hit by multiple cars.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chevy Cobalt was being driven eastbound on Interstate 94 near Highway 280 in St. Paul just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday when it crashed into the median.

According to the State Patrol, the 25-year-old driver then "ran into the lanes of traffic and into the side of a passing vehicle, knocking them down in the lane.

"The driver was then struck and ran over by multiple vehicles."

The driver, who is from Lakefield, has not yet been identified.

A passengers in the Chevy – a 47-year-old woman from Brooklyn Park and a 58-year-old man from Minneapolis – were not injured. 

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