1 dead, 1 seriously hurt in crash on I-94 at Highway 280

- A fatal crash caused all lanes of eastbound I-94 to shut down at Highway 280 on Monday around 6 p.m. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

According to Minnesota State Patrol officials:

A 2003 Chevy Trailblazer was heading west on I-94 and for "unknown reasons" crossed the median and broadsided a Volvo station wagon traveling east on I-94.

The Volvo pushed into a Metro Transit bus traveling east on I-94 causing multiple injuries. Four passengers in the Metro Transit bus were transported to Regions Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Volvo, 41-year-old Minneapolis man Kirk E. Washington was killed. State Patrol officials said it's unknown if he was wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the Trailblazer, Nancy A. Scott, a 52-year-old woman from Indiana, was seriously injured. She was wearing a seatbelt.


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