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6:05 a.m. update: Central Avenue still closed at 4th Street SE.

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: September 9, 2013 - 6:09 AM

Commuters who use Central Avenue to reach downtown Minneapolis will encounter a detour at 4th St. SE.

That's where investigators from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office are looking into a fatal crash that killed a Spring Valley, Wis. man. He was identified as Brody Sotona.

A passenger in his vehicle, Connor Macklin, 24, of Stillwater, was injured.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, an officer initiated a traffic stop for speeding and suspicion of drunken driving. After the driver initially stopped, the driver took off and led police on a chase through Minneapolis and broadsided another vehicle at 4th and Central Avenues. SE. about 12:55 a.m.

 

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