Motorist killed in pickup-semi collision in Oak Grove, Anoka County sheriff says

A motorist was killed in Anoka County early Tuesday morning after a pickup truck collided with a semi truck in Oak Grove.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, the collision occurred shortly after 5 a.m. on Viking Boulevard Northwest near Cedar Drive Northwest.

The westbound pickup apparently crossed into the lane of the eastbound semi, causing a head-on collision.

The man driving the pickup was declared dead at the scene; he was not immediately identified. The semi’s driver was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the the sheriff’s office, Minnesota State Patrol and Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

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