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Several vehicles were involved in a fatal crash on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria Monday afternoon. Roads are very icy and local law enforcement are urging motorists to slow down and drive carefully. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson

At least four dead in I-94 pileup near Alexandria in central Minnesota

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Four people were killed in a multi-vehicle pileup west of Alexandria on Interstate 94, according to Sergeant Jesse Grabow with the Minnesota State Patrol.


The crash happened at about 3:15 p.m. during a heavy snowfall. Law enforcement personnel responded to a six-vehicle pileup on the eastbound lanes near mile marker 97.

Authorities have not yet released the names of those killed or injured in the crash. At least two people were taken to the hospital.

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