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Numerous fatal crashes on Minnesota roads Sunday-Tuesday

Sunday through Tuesday morning was a deadly stretch on Minnesota roads.

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Woman suffers fractured neck, leg after driver blows through stop sign

The crash happened early Thursday about 20 miles outside of Detroit Lakes.

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Boy, 11, seriously injured after 'fall' that police now suspect was abuse

It was initially reported that the boy slipped and fell.

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Bystander on dock sees teen struggling in water, jumps in to save him

The teen kept going under the surface near a dam on Otter Tail Lake.

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Cluster of COVID-19 cases tied to camp in western Minnesota

Ten cases have been reported among staff, report states.

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Charges: Deputy was on drugs during high-speed chase that turned deadly

Kelly Backman had fentanyl in his system at the time of the chase, which ended when the suspect crashed into another vehicle, killing a married couple, charges state.

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Man killed in vehicle-train collision in Minnesota

The 60-year-old died at the scene just before 9 a.m.

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Horse fatally shot in rural Otter Tail County

The animal was in a pasture with other horses when it was shot.

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14-year-old boy killed by dog suffered fatal bite, wasn't attacked

His family calls Dion Bush's death a "tragic accident."

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Fundraiser launched for MN farm family after tragic Christmas Eve fire

1,000 goats and several other animals were lost in the blaze.

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Charges: Man fleeing deputies slammed into car, killing married couple

He's accused of fleeing the scene of a meeting with undercover deputies.

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Pedestrian dies after being struck by motorist in west-central MN

It's the 34th fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Minnesota roads this year.

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1 dead after speeding boater slams into docked boat on MN lake

The crash happened on Saturday afternoon while the man was docked at his property.

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2 MN counties have had 5 tornadoes in a single day this summer

Grant County joined the club last Friday, August 14.

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Infant from vacationing family dies at Minnesota resort

The 4-month-old is from a family that was vacationing in Minnesota.

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30-year-old man killed in west-central MN motorcycle crash

Rider deaths have been climbing at a "fast rate" this summer, safety officials have said.

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State Patrol: Fatal rollover crash on Hwy. 10 in New York Mills

Two 21-year-old men from Moorhead were traveling in the BMW.

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3-year-old girl identified as victim of Minnesota lake emergency

A fundraiser has been launched to help the girl's family.

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3-year-old dies after drowning incident in west-central Minnesota

The drowning happened at a public swimming area.

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Rated EF-4, Otter Tail County tornado had 170 mph winds

It's the strongest tornado in Minnesota since 2010.