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The children injured in St. Paul car crash. Photo courtesy St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Dad flees after children injured in crash, St. Paul police say


ST. PAUL -- After Della Svenningsen got out of her vehicle early Tuesday in St. Paul to get away from a man accused of abusing her, she says, he drove off as their children slept in the back.

She heard a crash and her children yelling, “Mom,” she said: “I heard them screaming from a whole block away.” Svenningsen, 42, ran to them and found them seriously injured.

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