67-year-old motorcyclist crashes, dies near Mall of America
- Article by: PAUL WALSH
- Star Tribune
- August 28, 2014 - 11:36 PM
A 67-year-old motorcyclist from New Brighton crashed and was killed while riding near the Mall of America shortly before dawn Thursday, authorities said.
The motorcycle hit a curb and went down on southbound Hwy. 77 just south of Interstate 494 about 5:50 a.m., according to the State Patrol.
The rider, identified Thursday night as Ronald Rostberg by the Hennepin County medical examiner’s office, was not wearing a helmet and was dead at the scene, the State Patrol said.
The patrol said in a statement that he was heading east on I-494, took the ramp to southbound Hwy. 77, bounced over the divider and crashed.
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