Minnesota Motorcyclist Killed While Trying to Flee Trooper (Update)
Brooklyn Center, MN (KROC-AM News)- Update 8-22 11:47 a.m.
A South St. Paul motorcyclist was killed while trying to elude a state trooper in the Twin Cities Sunday evening.
The State Patrol incident report indicates a trooper spotted 31-year-old Caylin Svendahl traveling at 107 mph on Interstate 94, south of the Interstate 694 interchange in Brooklyn Park shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. The state crash report says the motorcyclist did not stop for the trooper and crossed several lanes of traffic before colliding with an eastbound motorist on 694.
The report says Svendahl was ejected from his motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The report says he was wearing a helmet and it’s unknown if alcohol played a role in causing the deadly crash. The motorist, identified as 52-year-old Sandra Klover of White Bear Lake, was injured but not transported to a hospital for further care.
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The State Patrol incident report indicates the 31-year-old South St. Paul man was attempting to merge onto Interstate 694 east in Brooklyn Center at a high rate of speed. The motorcycle crossed several lanes of traffic before colliding with an eastbound motorist shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday.
The report says the man was ejected from his motorcycle. The motorcyclist’s name is set to be released late Monday morning.
The motorist, identified as 52-year-old Sandra Klover of White Bear Lake, was injured but not transported to a hospital for further care. The deadly crash is still under investigation.
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