1 Dead in Eden Prairie Crash that Caused Power Outage

Updated: 08/02/2013 5:47 PM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

Photo: MGN Online
Photo: MGN Online

One person is dead after a crash in Eden Prairie Thursday evening.

The crash happened around 8 p.m. near the intersection of Eden Prairie Road and Park Terrace Drive. According to Eden Prairie Police, a Chevrolet Corvette was driving south on Eden Prairie Road when it ran off the road, hit two utility poles and rolled over.

The two men in the car were ejected. Both were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, where one of the victims died.

Police believe speed was a factor. They also say the crash caused a temporary power outage throughout parts of the city.

The victims have not yet been identified.