Iowa boy dies following I-90 crash

Fatal single-vehicle crash in Faribault County
Fatal single-vehicle crash in Faribault County(Source: Associated Press)
Published: Jul. 27, 2021 at 8:34 AM CDT
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FARIBAULT COUNTY, Minn. (KEYC) - The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a 12-year-old has died following a fatal crash in Faribault County.

It happened just before 11:30 p.m. Monday night.

The vehicle was eastbound on Interstate 90 when authorities say it entered the left ditch, crossed both eastbound lanes of traffic, and rolled into the south ditch.

A 12-year-old passenger died in the crash. The driver, 48-year-old Kyle Justin Backhaus from Des Moines, received life-threatening injuries and was brought to St. Mary’s Hospital.

Both occupants were wearing their seatbelts, and no alcohol was involved.

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