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Minneapolis Police Investigate Fatal Crash Involving Bicyclist


July 24, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 11:45pm on July 23, 2019 Officers from the 4th Precinct responded to the intersection of Dowling Av. N and Humboldt Av. N in response to a personal injury accident involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist.

The preliminary investigation indicates the motor vehicle was westbound on Dowling Av. N. and the bicyclist was northbound on Humboldt Av. N. when the bicyclist was struck by the vehicle after failing to stop for a stop sign. The adult male bicyclist died at the scene. There was a second bicyclist at the scene who was not injured.  The driver of the motor vehicle involved stopped and is cooperating with MPD Traffic Investigators.  At this time there is no indication of alcohol or drugs being a factor in the crash.

The identity of the victim, as well as the nature and cause of his death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The case number associated with this incident is 19-217736