1 Dead, 8 Injured In Chisago County
A four-car crash, on Hwy 8 near Chisago City, left a 34-year-old woman dead. There were 9 people in the four vehicles. The other 8 occupants suffered minor injuries.
There were 3 vehicles waiting at a signal light on Hwy 8 at Johnson Lane. When the light turned green, they started to accelerate when they were rear-ended by a fourth vehicle, a 2000 Buick Century. According to the State Patrol, the fourth vehicle was traveling at highway speed.
The accident is under investigation. It did not appear to be alcohol-related.
Overall, the Labor Day weekend was relatively safe. The Minnesota State Patrol said that this was the only fatal accident this weekend. It was a significant drop from the 14 people killed in car crashes over Memorial Day weekend.
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