Eagan, MN (KROC-AM News) - The State Patrol is reporting that one of the drivers involved in a fatal crash in Dakota County Saturday afternoon fled the scene on foot.

Preliminary reports on the incident indicated occurred at the junction of Highway 55 and Lexington Avenue in Eagan just after 3 PM. The State Patrol says an SUV headed east on Highway 55 went through a red light and crashed into the passenger side of another vehicle attempting a left turn onto Lexington Avenue.

The State Patrol reported to of the passengers in the second vehicle suffered severe injuries and one has since died. Information on the condition of the second passenger is not available.

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It's also unknown if the driver who fled the scene has been identified and/or apprehended. The name of the victim, and the others involved in the deadly incident have not been released.


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