Fatal Motorcycle Accident
A man was killed Wednesday night in a motorcycle crash in Bethel, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s office. Deputies responded to a report of a crash at about 7:15 p.m. near the area of 236th Avenue Northwest and Kumquat Street Northeast.
A Minneapolis man was killed Friday night in Otter Tail County in an off-road motorcycle accident. Kurt Mason Orphus, 54, lost control of his motorcycle while riding on the 52000 block of Highway 134 at about 8:30 p.m., according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office.
The victim of a hit-and-run accident was laid to rest Tuesday. Now his family and Minneapolis police hope help from the public will lead to the person responsible. Louis Charging Bear, 56, was hit by a motorcycle as he crossed Cedar Avenue at 27th Street in Minneapolis on the night of June 5. Investigators released video Tuesday of the man riding that motorcycle 11 days ago.
A Cambridge man has died after a motorcycle accident early Thursday morning. The Isanti County Sheriff’s office says the accident happened at about 1:52 a.m. near the area of 331st Avenue Northwest and Walbo Drive Northwest.
A 67-year-old man was killed Saturday when the motorcycle he was riding hit a vehicle head-on in Fairfield Township, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say a 26-year-old man from Osceola, Wis., died in a motorcycle accident on Tuesday near Dresser, Wis., according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.