Moyer dies from injuries sustained in Brooklyn Park accident

An Elk River woman died in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn Park June 1.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Louise Moyer, 63, of Elk River, was riding on a motorcycle driven by Leroy Moyer, 72, of Elk River. The motorcycle was going north on Highway 169 near 63rd Avenue in Brooklyn Park shortly before 1 p.m.4db190eb7669b.preview-300

The State Patrol says Leroy Moyer tried to avoid colliding with a pickup truck stopped in traffic but clipped the rear of the truck.

Louise Moyer was killed. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office is reporting she died as a result of blunt force injury to her chest.

Leroy Moyer had non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the pickup had no apparent injuries.