A driver was killed near Nowthen Wednesday when his car caught on fire after a collision with a semi truck.
According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a Buick LaSabre was traveling southbound on Highway 47 near 199th Avenue at around 1:22 p.m. when he crossed the centerline and crashed into a northbound semi truck.
Both vehicles caught on fire after the crash, with the Buick driver declared dead at the scene.
He has been identified as Antwa-Demaylia Hughes, 25, of Bloomington.
The driver of the semi truck, a 41-year-old man from Princeton, was uninjured.