Updated: October 22, 2021 06:41 PM
Created: October 20, 2021 02:49 PM
A woman is dead following a motorcycle crash in Carver County.
On Friday, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the deceased as 30-year-old Jessica Lynae Peterson.
The Carver County Sheriff's Office says at about 12:48 p.m. on Tuesday, its office received a 911 call reporting a personal injury crash involving a motorcycle on County Road 40 east of State Highway 25, near Belle Plaine.
Deputies learned the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on County Road 40 when it went off the roadway. The rider, a 30-year-old woman from Belle Plaine, was transported by Ridgeview Ambulance to St. Francis Hospital in Shakopee in critical condition where she later died.
Peterson died of multiple blunt force injuries and the manner of death is an accident, according to the medical examiner.
The crash is still under investigation by the Carver County Sheriff's Office.
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