Suspected drunken driver hits idled car, 1 killed

Published 11:59 am Friday, December 17, 2010

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol says a man whose car stalled along the interstate in a Twin Cities suburb was struck and killed early Friday by a suspected drunken driver.

The patrol says an SUV driven by a 49-year-old woman rear-ended the man’s car about 1 a.m. along I-35E in Mendota Heights. A passenger in the disabled car was injured.

KSTP-TV says the woman was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk.

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