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Fatal crash closes ramp on I-494 in Minnetonka

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A ramp on I-494 in Minnetonka is temporarily closed after a fatal crash on Tuesday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened on southbound I-494 at Highway 7, posting an alert at around 7:15 a.m.

The southbound I-494 ramp to eastbound Hwy. 7 is closed "for an extended period of time" as a result of the crash.

At this time, there are no details about the person killed in the crash, or how the crash came to happen.

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