Robert Bursik Killed in Truck Accident in Lake Elmo, MN

February 27, 2018
Victim's Name(s)
Robert Brusik
Type of Accident
Commercial Vehicle
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Highway 36, Lake Elmo MN

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Minnesota State Police
Vehicles Involved
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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