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Associated Press, Published June 29 2012

SUV driver dies after crashing into house in Blaine

BLAINE, Minn. — The driver of an SUV was killed early Friday after crashing his vehicle into a house in Blaine.

Police say they got a call shortly before 3 a.m. about a suspicious vehicle. When officers encountered the SUV, the driver took off. By the time police caught up the driver had already crashed into the house. Authorities say the 31-year-old driver died at the scene.

KARE-TV reports two people in the home escaped through a window and were not hurt. Police say the SUV struck a gas main causing a leak that was quickly contained.

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Information from: KARE-TV, http://www.kare11.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.