St. Paul, MN : Motorcyclist died in a crash on I-35 near Forest Lake on Tuesday afternoon, March 28, 2017
A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 35 when he struck a semi while fleeing a Minnesota state trooper near Forest Lake, officials say.
The crash, which occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. near the Minnesota 97 overpass, closed all southbound lanes of I-35 for more than three hours, just north of the I-35E and I-35W divide in Columbus Township. The interstate reopened about 5 p.m.
I-35 near Forest Lake reopens after fatal motorcycle crash