Clarks Grove man dies in Twin Cities crash

Published 10:05 am Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A 30-year-old Clarks Grove man died early Monday morning after a reported head-on collision on Interstate 394 in the Twin Cities.

Ronnell E. Ross was reportedly driving a 2005 Buick Century westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-394 when his vehicle struck a 1997 Toyota 4 Runner, driven by Carlos R. Floersch, 46, of Apple Valley, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Ross died at the scene.

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Floersch was reportedly transported by ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with injuries deemed not-threatening, according to the State Patrol.

Both men were reportedly wearing their seat belts.

It is unknown why Ross was traveling the wrong way on the interstate or if alcohol was a factor.

The crash was reported at 3:28 a.m. near Theodore Wirth Parkway.