St. Louis Park High School Student Dies in Bike Crash

The crash took place Wednesday night near the intersection of Shady Oak Road and Excelsior Boulevard.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story cited an incorrect age for the victim based on a Minnetonka Police Department news release. The city now says he was 18.

An 18-year-old boy on a bicycle died after a car hit him Wednesday night on Shady Oak Road, Minnetonka Police said.

The victim has been identified as Andrew Dudley, a senior at .

The crash happened at about 8:45 p.m. on the 4600 block of Shady Oak Road in Minnetonka, near the intersection with Excelsior Boulevard, as Dudley exited a parking lot into the southbound lanes of traffic. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The twisted bicycle rested next to a white sedan just after the crash while residents prayed in small groups in the nearby parking lot.

A preliminary investigation indicates that alcohol doesn't appear to be a factor, according to police.

Further details were not immediately available. Minnetonka police, the State Patrol and the Hennepin County Crime Lab are working together on the investigation. Check back later for further updates.

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