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State Patrol closes Highway 7 in the west metro after fatal crash

Both directions will be closed for an extended period of time.

A fatal crash Monday morning in the west metro has shut down a stretch of Highway 7 in Victoria, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. 

The crash happened on Hwy. 7 at Baycliffe Drive, with the closure affecting both directions of the highway. The State Patrol announced the closure around 9:45 a.m., saying it be in place for an extended period of time. 

It's unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash. 

This is a developing story. 

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