UPDATE: Fatal crash on County Rd. 1

Updated: August 12, 2020 10:40 AM
Created: August 11, 2020 04:33 PM

(ABC 6 News) - A fatal crash occurred on County Rd. 1 and County Rd. 16 SE around 2:48 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the rural Pleasant Grove Township. 

The victim, Charles Sklavos, 55 of Rochester, was riding his motorcycle and had stopped behind another vehicle. Authorities then say a vehicle, driven by Brenna Amos, 31 from rural Stewartville, approached the motorcycle from behind and failed to stop, swerved, hitting the motorcycle and Sklavos died at the scene.

This is still under investigation and there is no indication of any cellphone, or alcohol use by any of the drivers.

According to Olmsted county Sheriff's office, they are investigating a potential failure of Amos' vehicle.


The Olmsted County Sheriff's office said one person has died after a crash on County Road 1 in Olmsted County.

According to Captain David Satzke, law enforcement was called to a multiple vehicle crash around 2:45 p.m. 

Several agencies were on scene including Stewartville Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol and Mayo Clinic Ambulance.

The road is currently closed and the investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story, ABC 6 News will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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