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Woman, 60, dies following rollover crash on I-35 near Forest Lake

FOREST LAKE, Minn. — A 60-year-old woman died following a Sunday afternoon crash on Interstate 35 in the north metro. 

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened around 4:20 p.m. near Forest Lake. A Toyota Yaris compact car and an Acura TSX sedan were traveling south on the freeway when the Yaris sideswiped the Acura, causing both vehicles to roll into the median.

The driver of the Yaris, Alexis Haylee Covey of Forest Lake, was airlifted to Regions Hospital, where she later died. Investigators say she was not wearing a seatbelt. 

The driver of the TSX, a 45-year-old Hugo woman, was not hurt. She was wearing a seat belt, troopers say. 

Forest Lake is located roughly 30 miles north of Minneapolis. 


Source: CBS Minnesota

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