A fatal crash that temporarily shut down southbound Interstate 35W at I-494 in Richfield on Friday morning involved a motorcycle and a vehicle.
The Minnesota State Patrol crash report identified the victim in the deadly crash as 42-year-old Christopher Michael Phillips, of Plymouth.
The report says Phillips was riding a Honda motorcycle when he collided with a "currently unknown vehicle" at the interchange of I-35W and I-494. Phillips suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing and no further information about the other vehicle involved in the crash have been released.