St. Francis couple killed in accident near Cambridge

by Rachel Kytonen
Isanti County News


A St. Francis couple riding a motorcycle were killed after a van made a U-turn in front of them near Highway 95 and Vale Street, just west of Cambridge.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident occurred at 7:30 p.m. May 29. A van driven by Jesse P. Morgan, 41, of Zimmerman, was traveling eastbound on Highway 95 when he made a U-turn from the right shoulder directly in front of a motorcycle also travelling eastbound. The motorcyclist hit the van just behind the driver door.

Both Jayson A. Ingvall, 44, who was driving the motorcycle, and his wife, Melonie M. Ingvall, 43, were transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

Melonie died around 9 p.m. that same evening, followed by Jayson around 6 a.m. May 30. According to the State Patrol, the Ingvalls were not wearing helmets.

Morgan was not injured in the accident.