Two Killed And Three Hurt In Crash Near St. Michael
WRIGHT COUNTY (WJON News) -- Two people are dead and three people were hurt in a crash near St. Michael Saturday. The Minnesota State Patrol says at about 5:00 p.m. a semi-truck driven by 37-year-old Khader Hawadle of Savage was going west on Interstate 94 when it lost two tires.
An SUV going east on I-94 driven by 44-year-old Viengkhone Nguyen of Brooklyn Park hit at least one of the tires. The State Patrol says both Nguyen and 43-year-old Lea Khamphachanh of St. Cloud, a passenger in the SUV, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Three other passengers in the SUV: 28-year-old Tiana Deppa of Rice, 45-year-old Pane Eisenschenk of St. Cloud, and 38-year-old Phetsamai Khamphachanh of Sartell were all taken to North Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Hawadle was not injured in the accident.
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