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Driver, 54, ejected from vehicle in Red Wing lift bridge crash

WCCO Digital Update: Morning of Aug. 15, 2022
WCCO Digital Update: Morning of Aug. 15, 2022 01:07

RED WING, Minn. -- A Twin Cities man died in a crash on the Red Wing lift bridge late Sunday evening.

The crash happened at about 11:30 p.m., and involved a Subaru Forester traveling south along Highway 63.

When the vehicle crossed the bridge, it came in contact with a roadside barrier, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The driver was ejected.

Authorities don't believe the driver, a 54-year-old Woodbury man, was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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