29-Year-Old Burnsville Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Updated: 07/01/2013 9:02 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart

The medical examiner has identified a 29-year-old Burnsville man killed after a vehicle crossed in front of his motorcycle.

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

Police say Trondson 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 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.

Trondson is being remembered as an avid hunter and fisherman. A memorial service has been set for 7 p.m. Monday at White Funeral Home in Apple Valley.