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Icy bridge causes fatal crash

Icy bridge causes fatal crash Click to Enlarge Photo: Minnesota State Patrol

Dec 8, 2013 at 9:50 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say icy conditions led to a fatal crash in which a Shakopee man lost control of his vehicle on the Bloomington Ferry Bridge.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Steven Whiting died Friday morning. He was driving south on Highway 169 when he lost control on an icy patch.

His car went over the guardrail and landed on its roof. Whiting was the only occupant.

The crash was reported about 8:30 a.m. but police believe it happened a few hours earlier.

The Bloomington Ferry Briday spans the Minnesota River between Bloomington and Shakopee.

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