New Brighton man killed in early morning crash
One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 61 between 180th and 190th streets Thursday morning, Nov. 6.
The crash occurred while it was still dark, according to a State Patrol trooper on the scene. The incident was reported at 6:59 a.m.
According to the State Patrol's report, the vehicle, a 2010 Ford Fusion, was southbound on Highway 61 when it crossed the northbound lane and went off the road. It went into the ditch, struck a sign and went airborne for a short time before rolling several times into a field. Christensen, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was ejected and killed. He was not wearing a seat belt.
A trooper at the scene said there were no marks on the road.
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.