Semi-truck driver runs red light, kills SUV driver in Blaine: authorities

A semi-truck driver ran a red light and hit an SUV, killing the driver, according to authorities.

The Minnesota State Patrol's report says the crash happened at 4:32 a.m. on June 6. A semi-truck, driven by a 37-year-old man from East Bethel, was driving southbound on Highway 65 near the intersection of 109th Avenue Northeast when he ran a red light, hitting an SUV, which was being driven eastbound on 109th Avenue Northeast. 

The crash resulted in the SUV coming to a rest on northbound Highway 65. The 51-year-old Coon Rapids woman who was driving the SUV was declared dead at the scene, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office said. 

The driver of the semi-truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Mercy Hospital.

Authorities say the incident is still under investigation.