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Two Iron Range teens killed in rollover crash

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Two 17-year-old girls from Hibbing were killed when their car rolled over into a creek in rural St. Louis County on Saturday evening.

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According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, the two girls -- whose names have not yet been released pending notification of family -- were in a 1997 Plymouth Breeze traveling south on County Highway 5 in Toivola Township at about 7:20 p.m. when the car left the road, rolled over and landed in a creek. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened about 20 miles south of Hibbing, and about 45 miles northwest of Duluth.

The accident remains under investigation. The Minnesota State Patrol, Toivola and Meadowlands first responders, and the St. Louis County Rescue Squad also responded to the crash scene.

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