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Published December 19, 2011, 12:05 PM

Patrol: Drunken driver caused fatal crash

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a suspected drunken driver killed one man and injured another who had come to the aid of a driver whose car crashed on the interstate in St. Paul.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a suspected drunken driver killed one man and injured another who had come to the aid of a driver whose car crashed on the interstate in St. Paul.

The patrol says crash happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday when a pickup truck merging onto Interstate 94 struck a car, causing its driver to lose control of the vehicle and roll over. The patrol says the pickup driver and a witness attempted to help the driver of the car. That's when a minivan hit the car and the two men. The pickup truck driver, a 21-year-old Sault Sainte Marie, Mich., man died at the scene.

The witness, a 37-year-old Minneapolis man, was critically injured. KARE-TV (http://kare11.tv/uULs1Z ) says the driver of the car, a 22-year-old St. Paul woman, also suffered critical injuries.

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