Fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 47 in Anoka County

The location of a fatal motorcycle crash in Ramsey Saturday morning. 

Law enforcement is investigating a fatal crash on Highway 47 in Anoka County Saturday morning. 

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said a fatal motorcycle crash happened around 9:30 a.m. near Alpine Drive Northwest and Saint Francis Boulevard Northwest in the city of Ramsey. 

The crash occurred when the driver of a U-Haul truck was heading northbound on St. Francis Boulevard Northwest and tried to make a U-turn when it was struck by a motorcycle, authorities said. 

The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries. People at the scene and first responders attempted life-saving measures, but he was pronounced dead. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office will release the victim’s identity. 

The driver of the U-Haul was not injured in the crash. 

The Minnesota State Patrol and the Ramsey Police Department are assisting in the investigation.