Fatal Motorcycle-SUV Crash In Brooklyn Park

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a motorcyclist ran a red light in Brooklyn Park and collided with an SUV early Sunday evening, resulting in a fatal accident.

According to the State Patrol, around 6 p.m., a motorcyclist on a 2005 Yamaha Road Street was heading northbound on Brooklyn Boulevard and ran a red light at Welcome Avenue North. The motorcycle then collided at a right angle with a 2006 Toyota Rav4 that was in the intersection already.

The motorcyclist was killed. He has been identified as 23-year-old Tyron Somaiah of Crystal, Minn.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as 57-year-old Oudung Thammavongsa of Brooklyn Center, suffered a minor injury.

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