Police: Man killed when truck hits railroad bridge in Cottage Grove identified

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Police have identified the man found dead Monday, Oct. 30, in a pick-up truck following a crash under the railroad bridge on 103rd Street in Cottage Grove.

Lev Joseph Dyadkin, 61, of Grey Cloud Island was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. He was the only passenger in the vehicle.

Police are waiting for results from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office to determine cause of death.

Dyadkin was traveling westbound, down the hill toward the bridge. Police said it appears he hit the concrete pillar and the vehicle became pinned under the bridge.

A caller reported the crash after driving by the bridge around noon.

Cottage Grove police and the State Patrol are investigating. State Patrol will be preparing a crash reconstruction.

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