Oakdale man killed in North St. Paul crash
UPDATE 12 p.m. – Authorities say a man is dead following a crash on Highway 36 in North St. Paul.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation arrived at the scene, located at McKnight Road, around 1 a.m. to repair the guardrail from a crash which had happened previously in the area.
That’s where they say they found the scene of a motorcycle crash that had happened around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday.
Authorities say a motorcyclist headed west on Highway 36 at McKnight Road drove into the center median, and landed behind the guardrail. The State Patrol adds no 911 calls were received for that crash.
The State Patrol’s incident report states the driver was pronounced dead at the scene when first responders arrived at the scene Thursday morning.
The motorcyclist was identified by the State Patrol as 41-year-old Cameron Dahm of Oakdale.
Dahm wasn’t wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
It is unknown if alcohol was involved.
INITIAL REPORT 5:45 a.m. – The Minnesota State Patrol says an overnight crash on Highway 36 has turned deadly.
Authorities say it happened just before 1 a.m. Thursday on westbound Highway 36 at McKnight Road in North St. Paul.
Traffic management cameras from the Minnesota Department of Transportation showed the scene, with multiple emergency vehicles shown.
It isn’t clear how many people were involved.
5 EYEWITNESS NEWS will update this article as more details become available.