State Patrol Releases Identity of Burnsville Man Killed in St. Paul Car Crash

Authorities say John Ohlsen, 31, died on Friday after his car ran off the road.

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A 31-year-old Burnsville man is dead after a single car crash in St. Paul.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that John G. Ohlsen was involved in a fatal accident that occurred around 9 p.m. on Friday, as Ohlsen was driving on a road cutting though the Battle Creek Regional Park. Authorities say his Jeep initially swerved into the median and oncoming traffic on U.S. Highway 61. Ohlsen overcorrected, ran into a ditch and hit a tree. 

Ohlsen died at the scene.

To see the incident report from the Minnesota State Patrol, click here.


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