Icy roads lead to deadly crashes

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At least six people died in a series of crashes on icy roads in Minnesota over the weekend.

CARVER COUNTY, Minnesota (KARE) Six people died in crashes on icy highways across Minnesota over the weekend according to the Minnesota State Patrol and Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Megan Hinchliff, 24, of St. Michael, was on her way to work when she was killed in a chain reaction crash on Sunday.

The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident started with a spin out and Hinchliff’s vehicle was the third in the collision and subsequently went off the road.

“Striking a construction crane far off on the shoulder and sadly and tragically the driver of that third vehicle died as a result,” said Lt. Eric Roeske.

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