Updated:
Original:

Family members killed in motorhome crash were not wearing seatbelts

Highway patrol officials say the five members of a Minnesota family killed in a crash in Kansas were not wearing seatbelts. At least two of the other 13 people in the vehicle were wearing restraints. A 17-year-old member of the family from Jordan, Minnesota was at the wheel at the time of the crash.
Author:

Highway patrol officials say the five members of a Minnesota family killed in a crash in Kansas were not wearing seatbelts. At least two of the other 13 people in the vehicle were wearing restraints. A 17-year-old member of the family from Jordan, Minnesota was at the wheel at the time of the crash.

Next Up

Cane's

Greater Minnesota gets its first Raising Cane's

It's also the only Raising Cane's in the state with a double drive-thru.

mn zoo gladys the owl rectangle crop

Large owl named Gladys escapes from MN Zoo

The owl flew off to a tree during training, and has been on the loose since.

gustavus arboretum

Gustavus removes Swedish botanist's name from campus arboretum

The arboretum's name was a nod to Carl Linnaeus, the 18th-century Swedish botanist.

glow at state fairgrounds

Holiday lights festival returning to State Fairgrounds – but this time you walk

The drive-through display was launched last year as a pandemic-friendly event.

spending, personal finance, money

Money Gal Coaching: How to be smart about spending for personal growth

Kelly Blodgett used her passion behind becoming debt free to launch Money Gal Coaching.

Fleet Farm - Wikimedia Commons

Fleet Farm will move into former Twin Cities Target store

The old Target building has been vacant for years, having closed back in 2018.

rochester-water-tower

Minnesota water towers compete to be named America's 'Tank of the Year'

Two water towers in the state are currently in the top five vote-getters.

brian koland roseville

Roseville Schools elementary principal dies by suicide

The principal's family asked that the district share he took his own life.

unsplash - school girl students

List of St. Paul schools that could close, merge with others under new plan

The district is looking to address coming enrollment and funding issues.

Related

Family, friends honor Minnesotans killed in Kansas crash

Five members of the Kerber family from Jordan were killed on April 1 when their motor home veered off a Kansas road. The family requested privacy at the weekend service, which was held in Shakopee.

Five Minnesotans killed when motor home crashes in Kansas

A motor home carrying 18 people back to Minnesota after a trip to Texas crashed on Interstate 35 in Kansas and fell into a ravine. Authorities did not immediately identify the victims but they were reportedly an extended family coming home from a dirt bike rally.

Michelle Obama in Minnesota to learn ways to support military members and their families

The First Lady is in the Twin Cities Friday to learn about how Minnesota programs might help shape national efforts to support military veterans. Nicole Lovald, who started a support group for military members and their families when her husband was deployed twice overseas is among those meeting with Obama.

Eden Prairie family loses three generations in Kandiyohi County crash

Marta Stoffers, 68, her daughter Michelle Hoffmann, 40, and her granddaughter Julia Hoffmann, 8, were all killed in a fiery crash in Kandiyohi County Friday night. Stoffers' 5-year-old grandson, Jason Hoffman survived the crash and is at Hennepin County Medical Center. Stoffers lived in Atwater and her daughter's family lived in Eden Prairie. Paul A. Wickenhuaser, 21, of Norwood, is in custody facing possible charges of criminal vehicular homicide. The State Patrol reports that alcohol was likely involved.

Rollover crash kills husband, wife in Itasca County

A Grand Rapids couple is dead after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 46 northeast of Bemidji just before midnight Saturday night, the Star Tribune reports. The Minnesota State Patrol reports the crash killed the driver, Joy L. Wilson, 54, and her husband, Donald G. Wilson, 56. Neither were wearing their seat belt.

DPS: 80% of victims killed in recent crashes were unbelted

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says eight of the first 10 people killed in traffic accidents so far this year were not wearing their seat belts. The department also reports that only 20 percent of the 23 people killed in December were buckled-up. Between 2008-2010, about 45 percent of occupants killed were properly using their seat belts.

Friends and family remember teens killed in Burnsville rollover

Family and friends visited a memorial near I-35 where two teenagers were killed in a rollover Tuesday afternoon. Some say the crash was a case of reckless driving that could have been prevented.