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2 drivers killed in head-on collision in Eagan identified

Updated: February 25, 2020 06:20 AM

Two drivers killed in a crash in Eagan Monday morning have been identified.

The crash happened at Johnny Cake Ridge Road and Sherwood Way, east of Interstate 35E. The area was temporarily closed as a result of the crash.

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Eagan police reported two vehicles were involved in what appeared to be a head-on collision. At about 5:39 a.m., police responded to the scene. Police said both drivers were found unresponsive and were pronounced dead. There were no passengers in either vehicle, police said.

Police said the two drivers have been identified as 33-year-old Cory H. Hoesley, from Hudson, Wisconsin, and 66-year-old Pamela Ann Schmidt, from Apple Valley.

The road re-opened at about 10 a.m., police said.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, police said.

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