Ramsey, MN (KROC-AM News)- A crash on an icy Twin Cities highway claimed the life of a five-year-old boy Thursday evening. 

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The State Patrol says a four-year-old passenger and 32-year-old driver were also hurt in the deadly crash. The tragic incident occurred along Hwy. 10/169 at Armstrong Blvd. in Ramsey shortly before 7 p.m. 

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The state crash report indicates an SUV traveling west lost control on the slippery highway, left the roadway to the right, struck a cement wall and rolled before coming to rest on its roof in the right lane. All of the vehicle’s occupants, who are from Becker, MN, were taken to a hospital in Coon Rapids where the young boy died from his injuries. 

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The State Patrol identified the boy as Elijah Reardon. The other child in the vehicle, identified as Avery Reardon, suffered what are described as life-threatening injuries and the driver, identified as Amanda Reardon, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 

All three of the occupants were buckled up. Alcohol was not a factor in causing the deadly crash, according to the crash report.

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