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Distracted Driving Leads to St. Cloud Traffic Accident

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Jun 25, 2012 at 7:43 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud police say distracted driving caused a three vehicle accident Saturday night.

Twenty two year-old Caitlin Murphy of St. Cloud was eastbound on Highway 23 when she was distracted on her cell phone and ran a red light at the intersection of Cooper Avenue. Her vehicle struck a pickup truck, and the truck then ran into a third vehicle. The pickup ended up rolling onto its side.

Only minor injuries were involved. Murphy was cited for inattentive driving and a stop light violation.

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