Chaska man identified as motorcyclist killed in Maple Grove crash

Ryan Richard Schmiesing was killed Monday after a vehicle struck his motorcycle.
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A motorcyclist killed in a crash in Maple Grove this week has been identified as a Chaska man.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Ryan Richard Schmiesing, 47, was killed Monday after an SUV struck his motorcycle at around 9:15 p.m.

The incident occurred on County Highway 81 at 93rd Avenue North in Maple Grove. Schmiesing died at the scene a short time later.

The cause of death was determined to be multiple blunt force injuries.

According to the Star Tribune, police said Schmiesing was not wearing a helmet. 

The incident remains under investigation, with police not yet revealing the circumstances that led to the crash.

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