EDINA, Minn. (FOX 9) - A 51-year-old woman was killed Wednesday morning on westbound Highway 62 in a crash that shut down the highway for nearly an hour.
An MnDOT traffic camera captured the moments leading up to the crash, which occurred around 7 a.m.
The video shows the rider was traveling quickly in the far left lane of Highway 62 near France Avenue when she started to drift dangerously close to the guardrail. A few minutes later, the camera pans and shows bystanders attempting to aid the woman, who is motionless, and to the left of the roadway.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report, the rider drifted to the left-hand shoulder, hit the guardrail and was then thrown from her bike.
The State Patrol closed the highway after the crash. All lanes were reopened by 8.m.
The incident is still under investigation.
The Minnesota State Patrol blocked traffic on Highway 62 eastbound while first responders dealt with a fatal crash on Wednesday morning. (FOX 9)