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Update: One Woman Dead in Multiple Car Accident in Maple Grove Wednesday

The accident happened at the intersection of County Road 101 and Bass Lake Road (County Road 10) in Maple Grove.

Updated Nov. 2, 2012 to include identification of victim.

One person has died as a result of a multiple car accident at the intersection of County Road 101 and Bass Lake Road (County Road 10) Wednesday night in Maple Grove.

The Maple Grove Police Department was called to the scene around 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 on the report of a multi-vehicle accident involving three vehicles. Officers arrived and “found the driver of one of the vehicles deceased,” according to Maple Grove Police Captain Keith Terlinden.  No other injuries were reported.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Tyan Necole Taylor, 32, of Brooklyn Park in a press release citing cause of death as "blunt force head and neck injury."

The accident involved a minivan, Ford Escape and pickup truck pulling an empty horse trailer, according to a KARE11 report, which stated the “jaws of life” needed to be used by emergency crews on one of the vehicles.

Maple Grove Police continue to investigate the cause of the accident.

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Reflective November 08, 2012 at 09:18 PM
I am comforted to see people writing about this poor lady here. It seems she is no where else to be found. No obituary, no funeral announcement. A few mentions here and there about the accident. Certainly this woman had a life. She had five kids, what is to happen to them? I usually think of life as pretty tough, it doesn't leave without a fight. Yet for Tyan it was over in a second. To those of you who knew her, cherish her memory. For those babies, tell them how wonderful their mama was. For me and mine, we will always wonder how this could happen. Rest in peace Tyan Taylor. We weep and pray for for you.
odcs November 23, 2012 at 05:17 AM
I have so much sadness in my hart right now. I just found out that tyan pass away. She was a great person and mother and friend to a lot of people. She had just lost her mother. Now we lost her. I will truly miss you. R.I.P Tyan Taylor.
destiny November 23, 2012 at 06:59 PM
destiny tyan you ment every thing to me you where loved and i will always remeber you you where everything and i will miss calling you to come over your house and play with my godsisters and brothes i remeber when you said i was your god daugter i will always love you and you will be missed and loved tyan you ment every thing to our family
destiny November 23, 2012 at 07:00 PM
rip tyan
Kawanna February 04, 2013 at 12:16 AM
Tyan is my sister and I would like to thank everyone for their kind words about my sister. She was a beautiful person with a big heart and loved her children dearly. Every time I look at my nieces and nephews my heart breaks because I know how much she means to them and how much they miss her. We are all taking it day by day. We talk about her, laugh at all the good memories we have and wish we had her back. RIP my beautiful sister. We all love you and know you are in moms arms.

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