Lake Elmo man's motorcycle-related death prompts alert from state
State public safety officials are urging safety on the roads after a man died this week in a Lake Elmo motorcycle crash.
The crash, involving a 28-year-old man, occurred Tuesday after his motorcycle left the road and struck a tree. Authorities identified the man as Nathan Helmer of Lake Elmo.
The crash represented the first motorcycle fatality of the year in Minnesota, according to a Department of Public Safety news release.