The following is a release from the Pine County Sheriff's Office:
SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
On September 24th at 2:00 am the Pine County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a motorcycle accident on Northstar Drive near Thornbury Way in Sturgeon Lake. Emergency responders and deputies arriving on the scene found a single motorcycle off the roadway, which appeared to have struck signs and a fence. The driver and lone occupant was located nearby and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver has been identified as David Kapanen, age 50, of Sturgeon Lake. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the Minnesota State Patrol in the continuing investigation.
Any further information will be updated as released.