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.
Four people were involved in a serious injury crash involving a motorcycle Sunday night west of the Twin Cities, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 8:02 p.m. Sunday on westbound Highway 55 at Pinto Drive in Plymouth.
For the second time in less than a week, a husband and wife have been killed in a motorcycle accident in Minnesota. Authorities said the recent crash happened in Crow Wing County Road near Crosby.
Five car crash-related deaths and 560 DWI arrests occurred during the Fourth of July holiday period, says the Department of Public Safety. During the holiday period – from Wednesday, July 3 at 5:30 p.m. through Sunday, July 7 – there were five people killed in four crashes. Three of the deaths were motorcyclists killed in two separate crashes on July 4 – the deadliest day of the year on Minnesota roads, according to DPS records. On the evening of July 3, a bicyclist was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in south Minneapolis.
Two people are dead after a motorcycle crash in eastern Minnesota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the motorcycle was north on Interstate 35 around noon Thursday in Pine County when the driver lost control and crashed.
Authorities said Tuesday they’ve identified the motorcyclist who was hit and killed by a limo bus earlier this month in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the man as 30-year-old Patrick Cole Buxbaum.
A Minnesota truck driver has been sentenced to serve about 2 1/2 months in jail for a crash in North Dakota last June that killed a motorcycle driver. Fifty-six-year-old James Toner, of Long Prairie, Minn., reached a deal with prosecutors in which he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor aggravated reckless driving charge.
A man died Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding on collided with a squad SUV on its way to an officer-involved shooting on the city’s south side.
A suspect was killed Saturday night after crashing his motorcycle into a State Trooper, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A 53-year-old Cloquet man was seriously injured when his motorcycle collided with a deer on Saturday afternoon.
A 42-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Cass County Friday evening. According to the county sheriff’s office, the man was driving on County Road 70 near East Gull Lake, Minn. when the crash happened.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash Friday morning west of Menomonie.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Wisconsin’s St. Croix County late Sunday evening. The driver was not wearing a helmet.
Two men died when their motorcycles collided head-on Thursday afternoon in central Minnesota, police say. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office said Patrick Ogg, 52, of Foley, died when he and Larry Sorenson, 61, of West Union, both tried to pass vehicles.
Family and friends gathered at Trinity Lutheran Church in Long Lake on Saturday to honor 38-year-old Officer Barry Pankonin, a 12-year veteran on the Fridley Police Department.