A 19-year-old Eden Prairie man was killed late Tuesday night, June 21 when his car was struck by another driver in Shakopee, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The name of the man who died is expected to be released Thursday afternoon, according to the patrol.
The victim was driving a 2014 Volkswagen Golf and was making a turn from westbound County Road 101 to southbound Valley Park Drive near Valley Fair, when he was struck by a 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander that was traveling eastbound on County Road 101.
The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 26-year-old Hopkins man, received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center.
According the State Patrol website, the Hopkins man had been drinking.
The road was dry at the time of the accident, according to the patrol. Other agencies responding included the Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Allina, and the Shakopee Fire Department.
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