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The Wright County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the two people killed in a Sunday afternoon accident on County Road 39 N.E. and 107th St. N.E. in Monticello Township. According to a news release, sheriff’s deputies, along with Monticello Fire/Rescue and CentraCare EMS, were dispatched to the scene after the Wright County communications [...]

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The Wright County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday morning that two people were killed in a Sunday afternoon accident in the area of County Road 39 and 107th Street N.E. Capt. Todd Hoffman said a news release with details of the accident would be released later today. Fire Chief Steve Joerg reported that Monticello Fire Department crews were dispatched to the scene shortly after 4:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon and that the head-on collision involved a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer and a car. Joerg also confirmed two on-scene fatalities. The Monticello Times will update this breaking story when more information is released.

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Motorists traveling from eastbound Interstate 94 into Monticello will use a new route beginning Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 8 a.m., when the ramp from eastbound I-94 to Highway 25 permanently opens, and the ramp from eastbound I-94 to County Road 18 temporarily closes. The County Road 18 ramp will remain closed until further notice while [...]

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A Chaska man who was driving a golf cart that collided with a motorcycle driven by Dr. Eric Lefebvre has been charged in Wright County District Court with careless driving, according to a complaint released by the Wright County Attorney’s Office. Lefebvre, 51, Buffalo, was pronounced dead at the scene of the July 19 accident. [...]

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All lanes of westbound Interstate 94 west of Monticello, and the ramp from Highway 25 to westbound I-94 in Monticello, have re-opened, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reports. According to MnDOT Spokesman J.P. Gillach, one lane of westbound I-94 and the ramp from Highway 25 to westbound I-94 in Monticello were closed earlier today due [...]

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