Minnesota

Robert Bursik Killed in Truck Accident in Lake Elmo, MN

Date
February 27, 2018
Victim's Name(s)
Robert Brusik
Type of Accident
Commercial Vehicle
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Highway 36, Lake Elmo MN

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Minnesota State Police
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer
Road/Highway
Highway 36
Injuries Sustained

Victim died from major trauma injuries after the accident.

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer who's driver was on their cell phone when the truck ran a red light.


What Happened

Investigators have named Robert Bursik as the man that died in a truck accident that happened in Lake Elmo, MN on February 27th, 2018. Police said that his vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer that ran a red light on Highway 36. EMS pronounced him dead a short time after the collision. The driver of the truck has been identified as Samuel Hicks, who currently faces criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the accident.

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