Authorities ID Motorcyclist Killed In South Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities say a 33-year-old Minneapolis man died in a motorcycle crash Thursday morning on the city’s south side.

The crash happened at about 1:10 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Bloomington Avenue South and 26th Street East. Minneapolis Police said it appears the motorcyclist was heading westbound on 26th Street East when he entered an intersection and struck the passenger side of a vehicle, which was traveling northbound on Bloomington Avenue.

The motorcyclist was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at about 1:35 a.m. He has been identified as Aaron Lloyd Maus. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner ruled he died of blunt force injuries sustained in the crash.

Police said they believe he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, which is still under investigation.

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