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Fatal accidents closes Minnesota Highway 61 bridge near Hastings

HASTINGS, Minn. - A fatal crash on a bridge on Minnesota Highway 61 near here closed traffic in both directions this morning.

The four-vehicle accident was reported at 6:20 a.m. near the King's Cove Marina entrance.

The accident occurred in the northbound lane.

The State Patrol was investigating and the bridge is expected to reopen by noon.

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