RICE COUNTY, Minn. - Authorities have released the names of two people killed Monday in a southern Minnesota crash.
The Minnesota State Patrol said Richard Banidt, 59, of Goodhue, and Bobak Barjasteh, 28, of Northfield, were both killed in the crash.
The state patrol said it happened two miles east of Interstate-35 in Rice County on milemarker 171.
The crash was reported at 7:31 a.m.
Rochester State Patrol investigating a double fatal crash on MNTH 19 Mile marker 171 (2 miles East of I-35) in Rice County. Crash was reported at 7:31 this morning.
— Sgt. T. Christianson (@MSPPIO_SOUTH) October 19, 2020