Three Young Men Killed In Icy Highway Crash in Minnesota

Three young men killed and two others seriously injured when their car spun out of control on an icy Minnesota highway, police said.

Minnesota State Patrol said that a Toyota 4 Runner was traveling northbound on Highway 3 when it spun across into the southbound lane and collided with a tractor-trailer.

The 20-year-old driver of the Toyota, identified by state patrol as Williams Sparks, of Evanston, Ill., was in a serious condition in hospital along with passenger Connor Eckert, 19, of Seattle, Wa.

Paxton Harvieux, 21, of Stillwater, Minn., James Adams, 20, of St. Paul, Minn., and Michael Goodgame, 20, of Westport, Conn., were all killed in the crash, police said.

NBC affiliate and the Minnesota Star-Tribune newspaper reported that all three victims were past or present students at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn.

The driver of the semi was uninjured.