UPDATE: Two Dead After Motorcycle Crash In The City Of Rice Lake


UPDATE (July 1, 5 p.m) – The two motorcyclists killed in the accident in Rice Lake have been identified.

They are 42-year-old Jacob Allan Laurion of Rice Lake, and 50-year-old Steven John Koslucher of Canosia Township.

Duluth City Council President Arik Forsman sharing in a tweet that they were city employees.

Investigators say there are no signs the driver of the truck was impaired or distracted when the accident occurred.  It appears at least one of the motorcycles crossed into the other lane of traffic before the accident.

The investigation continues.


RICE LAKE, Minn. — St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported two motorcyclists are dead after a crash with a truck in the City of Rice Lake.

The accident happened around 9:00, Thursday night on a curve of East Calvary Road near the intersection of 4th Avenue South, according to a press release.

A 28 year-old woman from Fredenberg Township was driving the truck and she survived.

The motorcyclists, a 42 year-old man from the City of Rice Lake and a 50 year-old man from Canosia Township, did not survive.

Their names are being withheld until family are notified.

The Minnesota State Patrol and the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office are investigating this case.

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