Crash kills Cloquet man
September 2, 2022
A 26-year-old Cloquet man was killed Monday, Aug. 29, succumbing to injuries sustained when the motorcycle he was driving crashed with an SUV.
The crash occurred at approximately 11:05 p.m. Monday, with the Cloquet Police Department responding to Carlton Avenue and 22nd Street, according to a CPD news release.
Upon arrival, officers found a small red Honda CR-V and a motorcycle had been involved in a crash.
Officers and Cloquet Area Fire District paramedics provided medical aid, and Thorman was transported by ambulance to Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. Thorman was not wearing a helmet, police officials told the Pine Knot News.
The 19-year-old Duluth man driving the SUV and three passengers remained on the scene. The driver is cooperating with the investigation, police said.
Impairment is not believed to be a factor, and the investigation is ongoing with assistance from the Minnesota State Patrol.
Find Thorman’s obituary on Page 13 of this week’s issue.