On Tuesday September 29, 2020, at approximately 3:30 p.m. the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office responded to CTH A, approximately .5 mile south of McCutcheon Rd., in Hudson Township for a motorcycle crash.
Preliminary investigation and statements from witnesses indicate a 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle, being driven by Jamie Ralph Brown, age 49 from Blaine, MN was northbound on CTH A. Witnesses state the motorcycle accelerated at a high rate of speed from the stoplights at USH 12 and CTH U and and continued north. The motorcycle lost control on the curve, left the roadway, and entered the ditch.
Brown was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with life-threatening injuries by Lakeview EMS. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
On Thursday October 1, 2020, the sheriffs office was notifed by the Ramsey County Medical Examiners Office that Mr. Brown had died as the result of his injuries at Regions Hospital.
The crash remains under investigation by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.
Assisting at the scene were Hudson Fire, Hudson First Responders, and Lakeview EMS.
This is the 2nd traffic fatality in St. Croix County in 2020.