One dead after crash on Highway 169 in Hibbing

Highway 169 reopens after closure near Hibbing
Published: Nov. 16, 2023 at 5:50 PM CST
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11 P.M. UPDATE: According to the Minnesota State Patrol, one person died in the crash. Investigators say it happened when a commercial truck was crossing Highway 169 from Grace Road. That’s when a Prius, traveling south on Highway 169, crashed into the truck.

The lone person in the Prius, a 54-year-old Hibbing woman, died in the crash.

The driver of truck was not hurt.

No word on the cause of the crash.

8 P.M. UPDATE: Highway 169 reopened at 8 P.M. Thursday. The southbound lane was closed for approximately 2.5 hours.


ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MN. (Northern News Now) - Southbound traffic on Highway 169 is being rerouted following a crash Thursday night.

The crash occurred between Hibbing and Chisolm.
The crash occurred between Hibbing and Chisolm.(MnDOT)

The crash occurred between Hibbing and Chisholm. Emergency vehicles are on the scene.

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