FRIDLEY, Minn. (WCCO) — A 24-year-old Coon Rapids man died after crashing his motorcycle in Fridley, Minn. over the weekend.

Police said Nicholas Owczynsky was driving along southbound University Avenue on Saturday evening. While attempting to make a turn onto westbound 73rd Avenue Northeast, Owczynsky lost control and crashed onto the pavement.

He was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in grave condition and died the next morning around 10:20 a.m.

He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and suffered massive head trauma.

Comments (5)
  1. Sophia says:

    This was my boyfriend. Nick was an amazing man. He was loving, kind and loyal until the end. I loved him with all my heart.
    Please correct the spelling of his last name. There’s no ‘E’

  2. Steve says:

    He was an inspiration to many, and will be missed

  3. Sam says:

    When will people learn to wear helmets?? I mean I’m sorry for everyones loss but I maybe could have been prevented had he been wearing a helmet.

    1. tina says:

      this is my brother in law leave the negative comments everything in life can be prevented let him be at peace and his family morn

    2. Sophia says:

      Would’ve should’ve could’ve. There’s nothing we or he can do now. Please. like Tina said leave the negative comments be. It’s hard enough for us already without them.

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