Fatal crash

A 40-year-old Mora man died Friday, Sept. 13 when his motorcycle collided with a van at the intersection of Highway 65 and Ninth Street at the northern edge of the Mora city limits. 

Kevin Timothy Baehr, age 40, of Mora, died Friday, Sept. 13 when his motorcycle collided with a mini van at the intersection of Highway 65 and Ninth Street at the northern edge of the Mora city limits. 

The crash occurred at approximately 5 p.m., closing the Highway for over an hour. 

According to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report, Martha Bush, 58 of Mora was driving north on Highway 65 in a 2007 Nissan Quest mini van. As the van turned left onto Ninth Street, it collided with a southbound motorcycle. 

Bush was taken to Welia Health hospital in Mora with non-life threatening injuries. Baehr's injuries were fatal. According to the report, Baehr was not wearing a helmet. 

Road conditions were reported as wet; Minnesota State Patrol, Kanabec County Sheriff's Office and Mora Area Fire Department responded to the scene.