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Double Fatal Crash Between Passenger Car, Semi Near Northfield

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a double fatal crash between a semi and a car south of the Twin Cities Monday morning.

According to the state patrol, the fatal crash occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Highway 19, near Baldwin Avenue, about two miles east of Interstate 35 in an area near Northfield.

There, a semi was traveling westbound and a passenger car was traveling eastbound when they collided head-on. After the initial impact, another vehicle traveling eastbound, a straight truck, was involved in the crash.

Both drivers of the passenger car and semi were killed. There were no injuries in the third vehicle, which had two occupants.

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Details on the crash are limited, but it is an active scene and more information is expected. Check back for more.

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