Two Minnesotans killed after car rolls into Mille Lacs Lake

Two men are dead after their car rolled into Mille Lacs Lake just after midnight Sunday morning. A passenger in the backseat suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was detected in the driver and both passengers, but it's unclear if it was a factor in the crash.
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Two men are dead after their car rolled into Mille Lacs Lake just after midnight Sunday morning. A passenger in the backseat suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was detected in the driver and both passengers, but it's unclear if it was a factor in the crash.

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