A Monday night crash near Braham has resulted in two deaths.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Jeep Gladiator was traveling southbound on Highway 65 when it drifted across the northbound traffic lanes and struck a tree in a ditch on the northeast side of the highway.
Among the five people in the Jeep at the time of the crash, the 16-year-old driver and a 51-year-old passenger were killed. A third passenger, a 12-year-old girl, was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for life-threatening injuries.
The crash happened just before 6:30 p.m. and caused the road to be shut down for 4 hours.
The incident remains under investigation.