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Motorcyclist killed after being thrown from bike in St. Paul

The motorcyclist was identified as a 33-year-old from Maplewood.

A 33-year-old Maplewood man was killed in a motorcycle crash in St. Paul Tuesday night.

The Minnesota State Patrol says Ahmed Fraidon Safwat was driving northbound on Highway 52 at around 6 p.m. when he lost control and was thrown from the motorcycle. 

Safwat was taken to the hospital, where he later died. 

The crash happened between Eaton Street and Plato Boulevard. No other vehicles were involved. 

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the law enforcement's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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