1 killed, 1 injured in fiery crash off interstate overpass

Published 9:54 pm Thursday, July 27, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota State Patrol says one person died and another was injured when a car crashed through a guardrail on an overpass and hit the interstate below in Minneapolis.

The State Patrol said the driver lost control of the car and it broke through a guardrail on the 41st Avenue bridge, plunging 100 feet or more to Interstate 94 and bursting into flames.

Authorities said the driver, 31-year-old Floyd Douglas Cunningham, was killed in the crash which happened about 10 p.m. Wednesday. A passenger, 37-year-old Lancha Robinson, is hospitalized in critical condition.

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