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State Patrol investigating death on Highway 169

Officials did not provide any additional details about the investigation.
Credit: MnDOT
Highway 169 northbound was closed between County Highway 83 and 21 on Thursday afternoon, and southbound was down to one lane.

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — A man was found dead Thursday afternoon along highway 169 at Canterbury Road in Shakopee.

The BCA said in a press release that someone called 911 shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday to report a possible body in the median along Highway 169.

When the Shakopee Police Department arrived on scene, they located a deceased male. 

Highway 169 northbound was closed for about a half hour while southbound was down to one lane as officials investigated the scene.

An three-car crash occurred near the same location on Wednesday just after 10:30 p.m., but it has not yet been determined if the two incidents are related.

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