ST. PAUL, Minn. — Authorities say a speeding driver trying to evade a traffic stop crashed into a concrete wall and died early Sunday in St. Paul.
The crash happened on the ramp from eastbound Interstate 94 to Marion Street just before 2 a.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The patrol said the driver was speeding on I-94 near Hamline Street and a trooper tried to pull her over. She continued driving and exited at Marion Street, where the trooper stopped pursuing, the patrol said.
"The vehicle continued at a high rate of speed, straight through the intersection, and crashed into a concrete wall," the patrol said.
The driver died at the scene. One passenger, a 41-year-old man, suffered life-threatening injuries and another, a 26-year-old woman, was injured less seriously. Both passengers were hospitalized.
The state patrol identified the driver as 26-year-old Ahayna Sanders.
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