23-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies in Brooklyn Park Crash

Updated: 04/08/2013 11:15 AM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste

A 23-year-old motorcyclist is dead after he crashed into a car in Brooklyn Park.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Tyron Somaiah of Crystal was riding a motorcycle when he ran a red light on Brooklyn Boulevard at Welcome Avenue North and crashed into a vehicle in the intersection.

Troopers were trying to pull over Somaiah when he ran the red light. Somaiah died in the crash.

The driver of the car suffered a minor injury in the crash.

The State Patrol is investigating. More details will be released at a 10:30 a.m. press conference being held by the State Patrol.