Police have identified the victims in a fatal, two-car crash in Eagan on Saturday evening.
Ahsim Ahmed Jr., 18, and Kelly Kristiansen, 42, were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which took place at the intersection of Amberleaf Trail and Diffley Road, according to Eagan Police Department Sgt. Jennifer Wills. Both were Eagan residents.
The Eagan Police and Fire Departments along with Health East Ambulance responded to the crash just after 6 p.m. on Saturday. The two victims were the only occupants of the vehicles, according to Eagan police.
The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting in this investigation. No criminal charges have yet been filed at this time, according to police.
Ahmed was a recent graduate from Eagan High School and was studying dentistry, according to a Fox 9 News report that quoted friends and family of the victims. Kristiansen was a father of two and had been a youth hockey coach.
On Monday morning, scorched pavement, broken glass and two white crosses adorned with flowers marked the site of the accident on Diffley. A hand-written note, dated March 17, read:
"This was placed by Molly Norman on behalf of Eagan High School and the graduating class of 2011. May you rest in peace, Ahsim. We will never forget you. Your memory will live on. The world has lost an amazing soul."
Correction: This article has been changed to correct an error. Due to inaccurate information received by the Eagan Police Department, Ahsim Ahmed Jr.'s first name was misspelled in an earlier version of this story.