The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving an SUV in southern Minnesota that left one person dead and one injured
The driver, Naomi Rene Carpenter, 20, of Inver Grove Heights lost control of the 2005 Ford Freestyle while driving west on Hwy. 60 near milepost 66 in St. James Township. The vehicle went into the median around 10:10 p.m. Wednesday and crashed, the patrol said.
Carpenter, who was wearing a seat belt, died at the scene. A passenger in the SUV was injured and taken a hospital in St. James, the patrol said. The SUV was the only vehicle involved in the crash.