Westbound Hwy 36 in Maplewood reopens after fatal rollover crash

A portion of westbound Highway 36 has reopened after it was temporarily closed Friday due to a rollover crash.

The closure at Highway 61 lasted for hours, with authorities reopening the road at about 10 a.m.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the crash, which happened at about 6 a.m., was fatal.

Smith said traffic was being diverted northbound on Highway 61.

Additional information on the crash has not yet been released.