Minneapolis man dead after stalled car rear-ended on I-494 Friday

A 63-year-old Minneapolis man is dead after his car was rear-ended on I-494 Friday evening.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the man’s Subaru Forester was stalled in the center lane when a Ford transport van driven by a 57-year-old Burnsville man rear-ended it.

The incident occurred on eastbound I-494 at Highway 77 near Fort Snelling at 6:15 p.m.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The driver of the van was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The Minnesota State Patrol’s investigation showed alcohol was not a factor in the crash.