Cedar Man Dies After Hitting Dog With Motorcycle

View Comments
(credit: Jupiter Images)

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things WCCO This Morning Is Thankful For
  2. Unions Plan Black Friday Protests
  3. St. Paul Superintendent Apologizes For Ferguson Tweet
  4. What's The Trending Toy In Minnesota?
  5. What's Open, What's Not On Thanksgiving?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 53-year-old man from Cedar died last Thursday after hitting a dog with his motorcycle back on Aug. 10, according to police.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office identified the man Monday as Thomas Novak of Cedar.

Police said the accident happened at about 9:13 p.m. on the 3500 block of Viking Boulevard NW in Oak Grove. Novak died six days after the accident at Hennepin County Medical Center.

Authorities said the dog was also killed in the crash. The medical examiner’s office said Novak died of multiple blunt force injuries.

The cause of the crash and what led up to it is still under investigation by the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. It’s also unclear of Novak was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,993 other followers