Rochester Man Dies In Twin Cities Car Accident

Posted at: 01/21/2013 1:39 PM
Updated at: 01/21/2013 2:59 PM

(ABC 6 News) - State Police say a Rochester man was killed while driving near the Twin Cities Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say 66-year-old Harry J. Long III was driving east on Highway 494 in Mendota Heights when his 2000 GMC Jimmy rolled near Pilot Knob Road. That's just east of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport. Long died as a result of the accident.

67-year-old Louise Long, also of Rochester, was in the SUV as well. Police say she suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident was not provided by the police report, however it does say the highway was dry at the time of the accident.