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Patrol: 6 killed in wrong-way crash on Minnesota highway

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Three people in each vehicle were killed in the accident.

EYOTA, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says six people have died in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 90.

The patrol says a vehicle heading eastbound struck another car going westbound around 1:30 a.m. Friday. The crash happened near Eyota in southeastern Minnesota. Investigators are still trying to determine which vehicle was going in the wrong direction.

Three victims in one car were 26-year-old Christopher Michael Peterson of Rochester, Minnesota; 23-year-old Shayla Jean Peterson of Paynesville, Minnesota; and 47-year-old Ester Linda Peters of Rochester.

The three victims in the other car were 54-year-old Sheila Eagle, 29-year-old Tamara Lynn Eagle and 11-year-old Nyobee Eagle Richardson, all of Waukesha, Wisconsin.