A fatal vehicle fire on Highway 5 near Mitchell Road in Eden Prairie. (Photo courtesy Monica Rae)
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (KMSP) - The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a fatal vehicle fire that occurred on Highway 5 near Mitchell Road in Eden Prairie, Wednesday afternoon. Both the vehicle, a 2013 Chrysler Town and Country, and the driver were on fire, according to the incident report.
Susan Jean Clark, 66, of Eden Prairie was transported to HCMC, but died as a result of her injuries.
Eden Prairie Fire is investigating the death.
Eastbound Highway 5 was closed for investigation from Venture Lane to Mitchell Drive for several hours.