St. Paul Woman, State Trooper Hospitalized in I-35E Crash

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July 25, 2016 03:14 PM

Names have been released in a crash on Interstate 35E this weekend that involved a state trooper.

The crash was reported at 3:52 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 35E at Wagon Wheel Trail in Dakota County.


According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage driven by 27-year-old Kao Lee of St. Paul was heading north on the interstate when the vehicle drifted to the left shoulder and hit a 2015 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor that was facing east in the median.

The squad car was driven by 37-year-old Michael Gensmer of Oakdale.

Both Gensmer and Lee were taken to Regions Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


Jennie Lissarrague

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