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Southbound Hwy. 169 closed due to 'serious' crash in Hopkins

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Hwy. 169 is closed southbound in Minnetonka after a "serious injury crash" Thursday afternoon.

The southbound road is expected to be closed until 6 p.m., per the Minnesota State Patrol, with the crash happening at Bren Road.

Traffic is being diverted off the highway onto Excelsior Boulevard.

At this stage, there are no details as to the number of vehicles involved or the extent of injuries.

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