Eagan crash on Highway 55: 1 killed, 1 seriously injured and driver not located

A two-car crash in Eagan has left a passenger dead and another one seriously injured on Saturday, while authorities search for the driver. 

According to Minnesota State Patrol, around 3 p.m. on Saturday, the crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 55 and Lexington Avenue. A 41-year-old woman was driving a Lincoln MKX eastbound on Highway 55 in Eagan, while a person driving a Volkswagen Jetta was traveling westbound on Highway 55. The driver of the Lincoln then ran a red light and crashed into the passenger side of the Volkswagen. 

The driver of the Volkswagen reportedly fled on foot from the scene of the crash, authorities said. One passenger in the Volkswagen, a 22-year-old man, was killed, and another in that car was seriously injured. The Minnesota State Patrol has named the passenger as Edgar Seferino De Lo Santos, 22.

According to law enforcement, the driver of the Lincoln, a 41-year-old Eagan woman, was not injured. 

Authorities say as of 6 p.m. on Sunday, the driver of the Volkswagen has not been located. 

The crash remains under investigation, and authorities are working to identify the passengers in the crash.