Crash leaves Minnesota college basketball coach injured, infant son dead

Southwest Minnesota State University men's basketball coach Brad Bigler is hospitalized after a car crash that killed his five-month-old son. The State Patrol says a driver drifted across the center line on a Pope County road and crashed head-on into the Bigler's car.
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Southwest Minnesota State University men's basketball coach Brad Bigler is hospitalized after a car crash that killed his five-month-old son. The State Patrol says a driver drifted across the center line on a Pope County road and crashed head-on into the Bigler's car.

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