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Vehicle flips into Sauk River near St. Cloud, Minn., killing man, 2 kids

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Vehicle flips into Sauk River near St. Cloud, Minn., killing man, 2 kids
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) -- Police say a vehicle with five occupants went off a Stearns County road and landed upside-down in the Sauk River, killing a man and two children and injuring two other men.

Emergency crews responded to the scene about 2:15 a.m. today. They found the vehicle submerged underneath a bridge.

A 20-year-old St. Cloud man was pronounced dead at the scene. A 13-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy in the vehicle were rushed to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

A 33-year-old St. Cloud man and a 20-year-old Moorhead man were taken to a hospital.

Authorities haven't released any names pending notification of relatives.

Stearns County deputies and St. Cloud police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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