On the morning of Saturday, Aug. 17, a collision between a 2004 Toyota Camry and two motorcycles at the intersection of Mahogany Street and Hwy. 70 in Kanabec County resulted in six injuries and one death.

According to the report from Minnesota State Patrol:

Par Klaw, 30, of St. Paul, was traveling north on Mahogany Street in a 2004 Toyota Camry. The Camry failed to yield at the intersection at Hwy. 70, colliding with two Harley Davidson motorcycles and causing a Victory motorcycle to leave the road.

Klaw’s passengers, Thu Lu, 34, of St. Paul, and Saw Si Si, 26, of St. Paul, both sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to North Memorial Hospital. Also in the Camry were Sui Thoo Por, 28, of an unknown city, and Matthew Thaw, 2, of St. Paul, neither of whom sustained injuries, according to the report.

On one 2019 Harley Davidson were Bruce Alan Johnson, 48, and Tina Marie Johnson, 46, both from Braham, who sustained non-life threatening and life threatening injuries respectively. Both were taken to North Memorial. The other 2019 Harley Davidson was ridden by Jerrad James Quenomoen, 42, and Charisse Mae Janke, 40, both of Java, S.D. Janke sustained life threatening injuries and was taken to Hennepin Healthcare. Quenomoen sustained a fatal injury.

On the 2011 Victory Mammer was Ryan Paul Ristow, 21, of Coon Rapids. Ristow sustained non-life threatening injuries. The report does not denote which healthcare facility Ristow was taken to, if any.

All occupants of the Camry were wearing seatbelts. None of the motorcycle riders wore helmets. No alcohol is believed to be involved. Conditions were dry at the time of the crash.

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