Two killed in head-on crash near MSP Airport
MINNEAPOLIS — Two women were killed in a head-on wrong-way crash that shut down Interstate 494 just south of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for several hours Friday night.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu was heading east on westbound I-494 around 8:25 p.m. when it collided with a 1998 Jeep Cherokee on the Minnesota Highway 5 ramp to I-494.
Dawn M. Chiodo, 51 of Bloomington, the driver of the Jeep, was killed in the collision, as was one of her passengers, Dylan M. Bailey, 24, of Bloomington. Three other passengers — Jennifer Nord, 50, of Richfield; Olivia Nord, 18, of Richfield; and 2-year-old Payton Bailey of Bloomington — were seriously injured.