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UPDATE: Woodbury man killed in motorcycle crash

A crash at Valley Creek Road and Woodlane Drive left one man dead after his motorcycle struck a minivan. (Staff photo by Mike Longaecker)

Woodbury police confirmed Tuesday that the motorcyclist involved in a crash on Sunday has died.

The driver, Scott Krein Oakland, of Woodbury, was transported from Valley Creek Road and Woodlane Drive to Regions Hospital, where he later died, according to a police report.

According to witness accounts, Oakland, 49, was southbound on Woodlane Drive when he failed to stop for a red light, striking the side of a minivan. The report states Oakland was not wearing a helmet during the crash, which occurred at 5:04 p.m. Sunday, May 25.

The driver of the minivan was a juvenile female operating with a learner’s permit; her mother was a passenger in the vehicle.

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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