Minnesota Motorcyclist Killed In Thursday Crash
Ham Lake, MN (KROC AM News) - It appears speed and careless driving were factors in a deadly crash involving a motorcycle north of the Twin Cities metro on Thursday.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the crash involved a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle. It happened around 5:30 pm in Ham Lake.
The sheriff’s office says preliminary information indicates the man driving the motorcycle was traveling “at a high rate of speed when he attempted to pass traffic by driving in the right turn lane.”
The motorcycle then collided with a vehicle as it was turning in front of him.
The driver was thrown to the roadway and died at the scene. The woman driving the vehicle and a female passenger sustained minor injuries.
No names had been released as of Friday morning.