Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Sturgeon Lake

STURGEON LAKE, Minn. – The Pine County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Sturgeon Lake man is dead after a motorcycle accident on Northstar Drive in Sturgeon Lake.

Authorities received the call at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, and when deputies arrived on scene, they found a single motorcycle off the roadway. It appeared that the motorcycle had struck nearby signs and a fence as it left the roadway.

The driver, identified as 50-year-old David Kapanen, was located nearby and pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

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