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Sheriff: Man Injured In Police Shooting In Eden Prairie

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says a motorcyclist who fled Eden Prairie police was injured when an officer’s weapon discharged Saturday morning. Police were in a brief pursuit with a man at about 3 a.m., which ended at Eden Prairie Road and North Lund Road.

06/20/2015

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Video May Help Police Nab Motorcyclist Who Killed Man In Hit-And-Run

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.

06/16/2015

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Patrol: Motorcyclist Dies After Broadsiding Pickup

The State Patrol said a motorcyclist died Sunday morning in southeastern Minnesota after trying to pass a pickup truck and slamming into it.

06/14/2015

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Rochester Man Killed When Motorcycle Hits Deer In Olmsted Co.

A Rochester motorcyclist was killed Friday night when he hit a deer on Highway 52 in Olmsted County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at about 7:15 a.m. The 40-year-old man was traveling southbound on Hwy 52.

05/22/2015

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Deadly Start To Riding Season: 4 Fatal Motorcycle Crashes In 4 Days

Minnesota has recorded the highest number of motorcycle deaths at this point in the 2015 riding season not seen since 1994, according to the Department of Public Transportation.

05/07/2015

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Charges: Man With Suspended License Leads Officers On Dangerous Chase

A Brooklyn Park man is in jail after a weekend police chase reached speeds of 150 miles per hour. Jorell Coppage, 27, faces one felony charge of feeling a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Coppage is accused of taking law enforcement on a nearly hour-long chase that lasted about 80 miles and wound through several metro area towns.

04/06/2015

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Motorcyclist Dies After Fleeing Police, Crashing

A Horicon man has died after he allegedly fled from authorities on a motorcycle, left the roadway then crashed into a power pole.

10/26/2014

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Motorcyclist Collides With Deer In Benton Co.

A motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday night after colliding with a deer in Benton County. The sheriff’s office says the crash was reported at about 7:25 p.m. on Little Rock Road Northeast, about one mile east of Highway 10.

09/29/2014

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State Patrol: Teens In Truck Strike, Kill Motorcyclist In Anoka Co.

A 54-year-old Isanti man is dead after he was broadsided by a truck in St. Francis Monday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The State Patrol says two 17-year-olds were traveling in a 2003 Ford Super Duty westbound on Ambassador Boulevard at around 7:38 p.m. when they broadsided a man driving a 1998 Honda Road SRT in the intersection on Highway 47.

07/03/2014

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Charges: Burnsville Motorcyclist Chased Going 115 MPH

A 26-year-old Burnsville man faces charges after he allegedly led a police officer on a short chase at speeds reaching 115 mph with his motorcycle, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

06/30/2014

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Victim’s Family Angry At Road Rage Sentencing

The man who shot a motorcyclist after a road rage incident was sentenced Wednesday. But the victim’s family thinks the punishment should be more severe. A jury found 73-year-old Joseph Kadlec guilty of assault and reckless use of a firearm after shooting 31-year-old Kyle Ronning in the face during a road rage incident two years ago.

06/25/2014

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Motorcyclist Arrested For Reckless Driving, Clocked At 146 MPH

A 23-year-old man was arrested last week after police say he was swerving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed — at one point, hitting 146 mph — while on a motorcycle.

06/16/2014

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Motorcyclist Killed In 3-Way Crash ID’d

Officials have released the name of the motorcyclist who died Thursday morning in a crash on Interstate 35W in the south metro. Fifty-five-year-old Gregory Cox, of Burnsville, died at 8:20 a.m. as a result of blunt force injuries, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner said.

06/06/2014

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92-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies Friday In St. Paul

A 92-year-old motorcyclist died after a Friday morning crash, authorities say. St. Paul police tweeted that Roy W. Kromschroeder, of St. Paul, was killed after an accident at Ivy and Prosperity avenues.

09/13/2013

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Motorcyclist Killed, 1 Injured In South Mpls. Crash

A 33-year-old motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a vehicle in south Minneapolis early Thursday morning, according to Minneapolis officials.

08/15/2013

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Itasca Co. Rollover

A motorcyclist is in the hospital after colliding with a truck on Highway 38 in Deer Lake, Minn. Sunday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

08/11/2013

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Police ID The 24-Year-Old Motorcyclist Who Crashed Into SUV, Died

The 24-year-old motorcyclist that died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota has been identified as Benjamin Scott Jones, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Jones, a Rice Lake Township resident, was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.

07/05/2013

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Police: 24-Year-Old Motorcyclist Crashes Into SUV, Dies

A 24-year-old motorcyclist died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, a 24-year-old Rice Lake Township resident was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.

07/04/2013

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Motorcyclist Dies In Lakeville Crash

A 26-year-old Claremont, Minn. man died after colliding with a vehicle in Lakeville Saturday, according to police.

06/23/2013

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Wis. Motorcyclist Dies After Colliding With Deer

A 59-year-old Baldwin, Wis. man is dead after colliding with a deer in western Wisconsin Tuesday evening, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.

06/19/2013

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Motorcyclist Killed In Early Sunday Accident With Limo Bus

Police say a motorcyclist was killed early Sunday after colliding with a limo bus in Minneapolis. Officers were dispatched to the intersection at West 27th Street and Emerson Avenue South around 3:04 a.m. Sunday. Police say the motorcyclist, a man, was traveling west on 27th when it hit a limo bus, traveling south on Emerson.

05/19/2013

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Memorial To Send Romero’s Body Home To Mexico

Friends and family gathered Thursday night at a benefit held for the motorcyclist who died after his bike collided with a police cruiser.

05/16/2013

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Unanswered Questions After MPD’s Update On Deadly Uptown Events

There are still a lot of questions after Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau held a press conference on last Friday’s deadly events in Uptown.

05/15/2013

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Victim ID’d In Fatal Crash Between Motorcycle & Mpls. Police Car

The motorcyclist who died Friday after his bike collided with a police cruiser on its way to help out the other wounded officers in south Minneapolis has been identified. On Saturday, candles sit outside a church near the scene of the accident on 26th Street and Blaisdell Avenue. The scene was so bad on Friday that it spurred an impromptu prayer service for motorcyclist Ivan Romero, who died in the crash.

05/11/2013

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Motorcyclist Killed, Passenger Hurt After Collision With Mpls. Police SUV

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.

05/10/2013

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