Lonsdale Woman In Fatal Crash 06 Jun 14

A Lonsdale woman was involved in a fatal 3-vehicle crash on Interstate 35-W in Hennepin County Thursday morning. It happened at around 8:20am near Burnsville. The Minnesota State Patrol says that a northbound motorcycle sideswiped an SUV driven by 65-year-old Elizabeth Peterson of Lonsdale before it was struck by another SUV driven by a St. Louis Park man. The driver of the motorcycle, 55-year-old Gregory Cox of Burnsville was dead at the scene. No one else was hurt. Two lanes on 35-W were shut down for a couple of hours following the crash, causing significant traffic backups.