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Motorcyclist killed in crash with tanker truck near Cottage Grove

This is the scene on 110th Street where a Forest Lake man died Tuesday afternoon. Hastings Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson

A Forest Lake motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a water tanker truck Tuesday afternoon in Washington County.

John Allan, 57, died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a tanker truck about 3:15 p.m. at 110th Street and Nyberg Avenue, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. The intersection is west of St. Croix Trail.

The Minnesota State Patrol was assisting with the investigation.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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