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(KROC-AM News)  - There were at least three fatal traffic crashes in Minnesota over the span of fewer than 6 hours on Monday.

Two of the fatalities were reported about the same time but miles apart. The State Patrol says 39-year-old Heather Johnson of Silver Lake was killed with a pickup truck she was driving left a snow and ice-covered highway west of the Twin Cities and rolled. The crash was reported just west of the town of Silver Lake about 7 miles east of Hutchinson around 6:30 PM.

Around the same time, one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash in St. Paul. Officials reported the victim was a passenger in one of the vehicles that collided along a city street near the St. Thomas University campus. The name of the victim has not been released.

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The third fatality was reported late last night by the Anoka County Sheriff's Office. Officials say the Oak Grove Fire Department and an ambulance crew were dispatched just before 11:15 PM to a report of a pickup in a ditch in the city of Oak Grove. The Sheriff's Office says an adult male was driving the vehicle which went off a road and crashed into some trees. The man was extricated from the wreckage a rushed to a local hospital, but later died from his injuries. His name has also not been released.

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