Endre John Thorkelson Dies , Obituary – Cause Of Death

A 22-year-old Minnetonka man died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 394 in Golden Valley on Tuesday.

Endre John Thorkelson was on a Kawasaki motorcycle in the left lane of eastbound I-394 when the State Patrol says he tried to pass traffic and ran off the road, side-swiped the concrete median and crashed into a road sign.

The crash happened near the exit to Hwy. 100 around noon.

Therkson, who had a helmet on, was taken to North Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The State Patrol is investigating the crash.