Troopers investigating 2 serious crashes, 1 fatal, on I-94 near Albany; detours in place

Two separate crashes are causing delays on eastbound Interstate 94 near Albany, Wednesday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol said the first crash, which happened after 8 a.m. near milepost 144, is believed to have resulted in a fatality.

The second crash happened near milepost 140 and resulted in serious injuries.

According to the State Patrol, traffic in the area is closed in both directions and detours are in place.

No other details were immediately available.

The crashes are under investigation.