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Teen killed in Sunday crash; young man suffers life-threatening injuries

The crash happened around 2:45 a.m.

A 16-year-old passenger died in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning, and the driver suffered life-threatening injuries. 

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that the crash happened near Cannon Falls around 2:45 a.m., when a Kia Soul that was northbound on Hwy. 52 left the roadway, entered the median and rolled across the southbound lanes. 

A 16-year-old girl from Rochester died in the crash. She has been identified by the State Patrol as Haya Ambreen Mahmood. 

The driver, a 22-year-old Rochester man, was transported to St. Marys Hospital at the Mayo Clinic with life-threatening injuries. 

Neither Mahmood nor the driver were wearing a seatbelt, the State Patrol said. 

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