The state patrol reported all three vehicles were traveling west on the interstate just after 2:00 p.m near mile marker two. A semi stopped in a construction zone, then an SUV stopped behind the semi. A second semi pushed the SUV into the rear of the first semi.
The driver of the SUV was identified as 65-year-old Robert Correll of Ham Lake. He and the two passengers in the SUV died in the crash. The passengers were identified as 63-year-old Linda Correll of Ham Lake and 89-year-old Shirley Gatzke of Blaine.
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