VIDEO: Minnetonka Police, State Patrol Respond to Squad Car Crash Fatality
Officials answered questions Wednesday afternoon about the crash in Minnetonka that resulted in the death of a 52-year-old man.
A Minnetonka man was killed Tuesday night when his car was struck by a police squad car on Woodland Road and Excelsior Blvd. in Minnetonka.
Sean Kian, 52, died at the scene of the crash.
Around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, Minnetonka Police Officer Daniel Aschenbrener, 28, was traveling westbound on Excelsior Blvd. on an emergency call with lights and sirens activated, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Kian was driving a 1988 BMW northbound on Woodland Road. The squad car broadsided the passenger side of Kian's sedan when it cut into the squad car's path. Kian was not wearing a seat belt.
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