Family Identifies Bicyclist Killed in St. Paul Crash Involving School Bus

May 10, 2018 06:47 PM

The bicyclist killed in a crash involving a school bus in St. Paul Wednesday has been identified by his son.

In a Facebook post, Andy Grahn identified the bicyclist as his father, Alan Grahn.


"I was lucky to have been been raised by such a good father," Andy wrote in the post about his father. "He set in motion so much love and happiness and taught me so many valuable lessons. I intend to honor his memory and life by always climbing towards my goals and helping other people to strive forward." 

When officers arrived at the intersection of Snelling and Summit avenues at about 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, they found the bicyclist had suffered serious injuries, and he was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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According to authorities, 30 students were aboard the bus when the crash occurred. Neither the students nor the bus driver were injured in the incident.

According to First Student Bus Company, the driver has been removed from service during the investigation, which is standard procedure. Authorities said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.

Authorities said they do not believe alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.


Rebecca Omastiak

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