Authorities on Monday identified two drivers who were killed in a head-on crash last week in western Hennepin County.
Richard A. Mueller, 70, of Rockford, and Jimmie R. Burnes, 36, of Plymouth, both died at the scene of the collision Thursday morning, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The crash at 6:50 a.m. on Hwy. 55 at County Road 19 in Corcoran had traffic blocked in both directions for several hours on the highway.
Police have not said which driver was in the wrong lane.