Wrong-day driver suspected of drinking in fatal Duluth crash

April 2, 2018

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a wrong-way driver is suspected of drinking before he crashed head-on into another SUV on an interstate in Duluth, killing himself, the other driver and a young child.

Authorities say 23-year-old Aaron Dame of Duluth was driving north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 when the crash occurred about 1 a.m. Monday. Dame was killed. A 22-year-old female passenger was seriously injured.

The patrol says Dame is suspected of being under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. The Star Tribune reports he was on probation for a drunken driving conviction.

Twenty-six-year-old Duanda Robinson was driving the other SUV and was killed along with 2-year-old Damiah Anderson. A 22-year-old female passenger from Minneapolis and a child younger than 1 were injured.

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