Minnesota State Patrol investigates deadly Freeborn County crash

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NEAR HAYWARD, Minn. (FOX 47) – A man is dead, and a woman hospitalized following a crash on Interstate 90 east of Hayward.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, an 76-year-old Albert Lea man was driving west in a Honda CR-V on I-90 when he started to suffer from an unknown medical condition just after 3:30 p.m.

He drove off the interstate and into a ditch on the right. The SUV continued through a farm field then “vaulted” over Freeborn County Road 30.

The Honda then went over Freeborn County Road 46 and rolled several times before throwing the 80-year-old female passenger.

Responders pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

An ambulance took the passenger to a nearby hospital. She was later flown to Mayo Clinic Saint Marys with life-threatening injuries.

Nathan Nakama

Nathan Nakama

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