Man Arrested After Fatal Fridley Crash

Emmanuel Seekie Photo: Fridley Police Department
Emmanuel Seekie

October 03, 2017 02:57 PM

Fridley police say a man has been arrested following a two-vehicle crash that killed one driver Monday night.

Sgt. Jim Mork of the Fridley Police Department said 30-year-old Emmanuel Seekie was arrested at the scene of the collision, which occurred at the intersection of East River Road and 42nd Avenue Northeast.

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A blood test was administered and results were pending. Mork said witnesses reported seeing Seekie go through a red light, then strike the other vehicle, which was attempting to make a left turn.

RELATED: 1 Driver Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash in Fridley

According to a release earlier Monday, officers arriving on the scene found one vehicle still in the intersection and the other in the center ditch.

The driver of the other vehicle was treated at the scene by officers and paramedics, but could not be saved. His identity has yet to be released.

Seekie is being held on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide and DUI. The incident remains under investigation.


 

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