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1 dead after crashing into pole in south Minneapolis Saturday

Gracie Stockton
Updated: November 28, 2021 07:59 PM
Created: November 28, 2021 07:56 PM

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One man died after crashing into a pole Saturday night in south Minneapolis, police said. 

At about 9:30 p.m., Minneapolis police responded to a single-vehicle accident near 36th Street West and Colfax Avenue South. The car left the road, struck a utility pole and stopped in the yard of a home. 

The sole occupant of the car was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased, police said. Law enforcement believes that a medical condition may have contributed to the crash, according to their preliminary investigation. 

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A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS crew on the scene saw utility personnel assessing the damage to the pole. Police said there was no damage to the home. 

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The Hennepin County Medical Examiner is expected to release the man's name and cause and manner of death in the coming days. 


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