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2 dead after motorcycle collides with pedestrian in St. Paul

Police say the motorcyclist was riding down Warner Road near the Highway 52 bridge just after 10 p.m. when he struck a man walking down the centerline.
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SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Two men are dead after a collision between a motorcycle and a pedestrian late Wednesday in St. Paul. 

Police say a witness called 911 to report the crash around 10:10 p.m.. That witness told officers the motorcyclist was travelling west down Warner Road when he struck the pedestrian, who was walking down the center line. 

Both men were pronounced dead on the scene and were not taken to the hospital. On Thursday afternoon St. Paul police identified the pedestrian as 44-year-old Adam Duane Meffert of St. Paul, and the rider as 50-year-old Robert John Nguyen of Minneapolis. 

Police say that following the crash the witness noticed something had made contact with his vehicle. Police decided to keep the man's car at the scene to be processed for evidence by the St. Paul Forensic Services Unit. 

Credit: St. Paul PD

The names of the deceased have not been released until family is notified and an autopsy completed.  

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