Lakeville North student identified as victim of fatal Burnsville crash
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The person killed in a weekend crash in Burnsville has been identified as a Lakeville North High School student.
Sydney Kohner, 16, died Saturday morning when the vehicle she was in crashed near the intersection of Nicollet Boulevard and Grand Avenue, her family confirmed. Two others — who Burnsville police said were also believed to be teenagers — were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with severe injuries.
Kohner was a sophomore.
Lakeville North sent a message to families Sunday, notifying them of Kohner’s death and noting the school’s support for students during the “incredibly challenging time.”
The school said counselors, psychologists and social workers were available for students starting at 3 p.m. Sunday.
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash.