MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A motorcyclist is dead after crashing on Highway 52 in St. Paul Tuesday evening.

The Minnesota State Patrol said the 33-year-old motorcyclist was going north on the highway when he lost control near Plato Boulevard and was thrown from the bike.

He was taken to Regions Hospital, where he died. He was identified as Ahmed Fraidon Safwat, of Maplewood.