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4 dead after dump truck collides with SUV in Minn.


The Associated Press

INDEPENDENCE, Minn. — Police say two children are among four people killed when a sport utility vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with a dump truck west of Minneapolis.

The crash happened shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday in Independence, in western Hennepin County.

Chief Ray McCoy of the West Hennepin Public Safety Department says two adults and a child in the Chevrolet Suburban were dead at the scene. McCoy says a second child in the SUV was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale and later died.

The dump truck driver and his passenger were not hurt.

The names of those killed were not immediately released.

 

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