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3 Fridley Residents in Boston Marathon Today: Explosions Tear Through Finish Line

Reports and updates on the reported explosions on Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Reports and pictures from the reported explosions at the Boston Marathon today are coming in via Twitter and Facebook. Reload this article as Patch pulls together more reports from social media in a Storify window above (use scroll bar at right) or at Storify.com.

According to the Boston Athletic Association, three Fridley residents were running in the marathon:

Michael Hlusak

Wati Hlusak

Frank Kutzler

The BAA's website lists only the first two as having finished as of 3:10 p.m., Central Time.

UPDATED 5:35 p.m. 4/15/13: If you are trying to locate someone who was in the area of the Boston Marathon this afternoon or if you have definite, first-hand information on the whereabouts of someone who was at the marathon, Google has set up a People Finder service to help. The Boston Police Department has also set up a special hotline for people trying to track down missing loved ones who were present at today's race, 617-635-4500.

anne Olm April 15, 2013 at 08:55 PM
My prayers go out to everyone at the marathon i hope everyone will be ok, such a tragedy please let me know if i can help, you'll be in my prayers!
Michael Hlusak April 18, 2013 at 07:42 PM
My Wife and I are the other Fridley residents who ran. We were each about 1-2 blocks away from the blasts. We are home safe. There is a Boston fundraiser on April 28th. Please attend and/or pass around the link https://www.facebook.com/events/645661722127658/

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