Burnsville Motorcyclist Killed, Driver Arrested

Created: 06/28/2013 10:40 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

Leah Colwell of Apple Valley
Leah Colwell of Apple Valley
Photo: Photo: Apple Valley Police Department

Police say a 29-year-old Burnsville man was killed after a vehicle crossed in front of his motorcycle.

Apple Valley police officers were called to the intersection of 160th Street and Harwell Avenue around 8:05 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the motorcyclist was traveling westbound on 160th Street when a Ford Taurus traveling eastbound made a left turn onto Harwell, crossing in front of the motorcycle.

The Burnsville man died at the scene. He has not yet been identified.

The driver of the Ford was identified as 44-year-old Leah Marie Colwell of Apple Valley. She was arrested on suspicion of Criminal Vehicular Homicide, Driving While Impaired, Driving after Cancellation, and Open Bottle.