2 dead in crashes on snowy, icy roads in Minnesota

DULUTH, MINN. - A second man has died after losing control of his sport utility vehicle on an icy Minnesota highway.

Authorities say 26-year-old Alvaro A. Rodriguez of Pierz was driving a Kia Sorrento south on Highway 25 in Crow Wing County when he lost control and was hit by a semi Friday morning.

A truck driver also died Friday after losing control on a snowy freeway and going off a bridge on Interstate 35 into the St. Louis River near Scanlon, just west of Duluth, Minnesota.

The name of the trucker was not immediately released.

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