By: Andrew Krammer
A 17-year-old drove her car into oncoming traffic on a major southwest metro highway Thursday, struck a car head-on and killed the driver, the Star Tribune reported.
State Patrol said the crash occurred about 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Hwy. 169, just north of Jordan, when the girl's car crossed the median and hit a northbound car, WCCO reported.
Zachary Anderson, 27, of St. James, Minn., was killed during the accident, family members said.
Anderson's passenger, friend Will Sizer, 28, sustained non-life threatening injuries, police said.
The teenage driver was also hurt but is expected to survive, police said.