Stillwater Police: Man Found Dead in Browns Creek After Scooter Crash

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Stillwater police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Saturday morning in Browns Creek after an apparent scooter accident.

Police were called at about 8:15 a.m. to a report of a crash just off of Browns Creek Trail about a ½ mile north of McKusick Road, where the trail winds through Oak Glen Golf Course.

The person who called in the crash, reported seeing a body floating in Browns Creek, according to Stillwater Police. The victim appears to be between the ages of 18-22 years old.

It’s unclear when the crash occurred, but police said someone on the trail saw the unoccupied moped in the area around 7:30 a.m. Saturday. There is no evidence of foul play.

Motor vehicle traffic is not allowed on Brown’s Creek Trail.

The crash remains under investigation by Stillwater Police, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Ramsey County Medical Examiner.

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