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Blaine, MN (KROC AM News) - The busy Monday morning commute in Blaine was disrupted by a deadly traffic crash that involved a semi-truck.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the crash occurred at 4:30 am on Highway 65.


The Minnesota State Patrol says the semi-truck was traveling southbound on Highway 65 when its driver ran a red light and struck an SUV that was eastbound on 109th Ave NE.

The 51-year-old Coon Rapids woman driving the SUV died at the scene. Her name is expected to be released Tuesday.

The driver of the truck was identified as 37-year-old Andrew Engren of East Bethel. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

MN State Patrol
MN State Patrol

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