6 killed in I-90 crash identified

3 Minnesota residents, 3 Wisconsin residents killed

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August 02, 2019 - 3:20 pm

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The six people killed in a Friday morning crash on Interstate 90 in southeastern Minnesota have been identified.

The crash happened when a car was heading east in the westbound lanes of I-90 near Eyota. The State Patrol says a Ford focus was going the wrong way when it slammed into a Chrysler Seabring.

Victims identified in the Chrysler:

  • 7-year-old Ester Peters of Rochester.
  • 26-year-old Christopher Peterson of Rochester.
  • 23-year-old Shayla Peterson of Paynesville.

Victims identified in the Ford:

  • 54-year-old Shelia Eagle of Waukesha, Wis.
  • 29-year-old Tamara Eagle of Waukesha, Wis.
  • 11-year-old Nyobee Eagle Richardso of Waukesha, Wis.

The crash closed the westbound lanes between the Eyota and Hwy. 52 exits for about six hours. The road reopened to traffic around 7:30 a.m. Friday. It remains under investigation.

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