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2 dead, 2 injured in crash on Minneapolis' Hiawatha Avenue, police say

2 dead, 2 hurt in Minneapolis crash
2 dead, 2 hurt in Minneapolis crash 00:33

MINNEAPOLIS — At least two people are dead and two more are seriously hurt after a crash early Thursday evening in Minneapolis

Police say it happened at about 5:45 p.m. near Hiawatha Avenue and East 26th Street.

A Mercedes was traveling south on Hiawatha at a high rate of speed before crossing the median and hitting a Mustang and one other car.  


The driver and a passenger in the other car later died at HCMC. Both the drivers of the Mustang and Mercedes suffered life-threatening injuries. 

Police believe the driver of the Mercedes may have had a medical emergency before the crash.

The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting MPD with the investigation. No arrests have been made.

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