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Police: Naked Man Flees Fatal Apple Valley Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- One man is dead and another is in custody following a fatal crash on the border of Apple Valley and Lakeville during the rush hour Friday morning.

Lakeville police say the crash happened at about 8:30 a.m. on 160th Street and Cedar Avenue.

A vehicle was travelling westbound in the eastbound lane of 160th Street when the driver ran a red light and T-boned a vehicle heading southbound on Cedar Avenue. That driver was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Apple Valley police say the driver who survived fled the scene, running into a nearby neighborhood and forcing himself inside a townhome.

Witnesses say that man had shed all of his clothes as he was running away from the crash scene. He was naked when arrested in the basement of the townhome.

Police say he was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The names of both men involved have not yet been released.

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