Two separate car crashes caused the deaths of two motorcyclists near St. Cloud, MN yesterday. Fatal motorcycle accidents have been on the rise in Minnesota. According to data from MnDOT, 58 motorcyclists died in 2018.
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Left-Turning Car Kills Motorcyclist at Stearns County Intersection
Michael Brannan (59) of Sauk Rapids was killed by a teenage motorist who turned into the path of his motorcycle. The fatal crash happened at about 3:45 PM at the intersection of County Road 7 and County Road 44 in St. August, MN. The car, driven by Emma Scherbing (16) of Foley, was headed south on County Road 7 and turned left toward County Road 44. Brannan was heading north on County Road 7 when Scherbing’s car came into his path. Brannan hit the brakes but was unable to avoid the car. He died at the scene.
Motorcyclist Killed in Cross-Over Crash on Highway 10
David Evans (45) of Sauk Rapids died in a cross-over crash on Highway 10 near 32nd Street SE in Haven Township, MN. The crash happened just before 5:00 PM when a westbound car driven by Abby Redmond (21) of Sartell crossed the grassy median near 32nd Street SE, crashing into a Suburban, driven by Kelly Jo Skoog (41) of Becker. The two cars rotated in the eastbound lane and crashed into Evans’ motorcycle. A Dodge Ram heading east rear-ended the Suburban.