More Information Released on Fatal Wrong-Way Crash in Minnetonka

August 15, 2018 02:18 PM

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Minnetonka police have released the identities of the others involved in a crash that killed a 68-year-old Excelsior man Friday night.

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According to the city of Minnetonka, police were initially notified just before 11 p.m. of a vehicle going eastbound on Highway 7's westbound lane near Vine Hill Road.

RELATED: 1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 7 in Minnetonka

One vehicle was struck, while another swerved to avoid the crash and ended up in a ditch.

Michael Barlow was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Another driver, identified as 37-year-old Abraham Berge of Edina, was also transported to Hennepin County Medical Center where he was said to be in stable condition. The driver of the third vehicle, identified as 36-year-old Katherine Schroeder of Minnetonka, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The matter remains under investigation. Initial information indicated the vehicle driven by Berge was the vehicle driving the wrong way. But an update from the city states new information conflicts with that account.

This story has been updated to reflect new information provided by the city

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