Minnesota: Austin Kristiansen, a Motorcyclist, Died in a Crash

Last Updated on September 11, 2023, 7:36 am

The motorcyclist community mourns Austin Kristiansen, 21, a fierce rider who died in a motorcycle accident.

Austin Kristiansen died in a crash
Austin Kristiansen (Image via Facebook)

A Minnesota rider, Austin Kristiansen, died in a motorcycle accident in Le Centre, Minnesota, on September 9, 2023. He was 21 years old. He was the beloved son of Kurt and Sherry Kristiansen. He was well known for his passion for motorcycle racing.

Who was Austin Kristiansen?

He graduated from Le Sueur-Henderson Public School. He furthered his education at Tri-City United High School and attended Dakota County Technical College. He also worked at Element Electric. He was never afraid of hard work and dedication.

He was an eccentric young man with a passion for life. He lived every moment and chose to celebrate his life on a motorcycle. He was a talented and fierce rider. The trills of riding did not scare him. He stared death in the face and dodged its grim embrace many times.

He shared his victories with his family. His parents and grandparents were proud of him. He shared a special bond of brotherhood with his younger brother, Timmy, he looked up to him.

He had many friends who were like brothers to him. He was very supportive of his friends and would always be the first to compliment them if they had done something right. He loved them, and they loved him. Sadly, his untimely demise has left an enormous void in their lives.

Austin loved the thrilling support of Bike riding and racing at breathtaking speed. Yet he had a gentle soul. He loved to spend his spare time in the peaceful delight of fishing. He loved to ride the ear-piercing sounds of racing motorbikes as he raced, and he loved the peace of fishing. He had a pet dog that he loved very much.

How did Austin Kristiansen die?

He died in a motorcycle crash. The details of the accident are not shared with the public yet. It is requested of all to respect his family’s mourning. They have suffered an irreparable loss.

A GoFundMe page has been organized.

a GoFundMe page has been organized to support the family with the unexpected life-changing expenses. The goal has been set to be 10,000 Dollars. Over 4,000 dollars have been raised to help the family, and more funds are been donated.

The page says,

“Austin tragically lost his life September 9, 2023. He touched so many lives in his short 21 years. The family will be having to deal with many unexpected, life changing expenses. So many poeple have already asked what they can do to help, so the decision was made to setup this go fund me. Our thoughts, prayers and strength will continue to be sent to Sherry, Kurt and Timmy, as well as Kalli as they navigate and endure the day’s to come.”


The community has outpour the support for the friends and family. Friends have shared their treasured memories of Austin Kristiansen.

Joy Ritt wrote,

“There aren’t enough words to express how heartbroken our family is for Kurt, Sherry, Timmy, Gramps and Grandma and Kalli! Austin always had the biggest smile, heart of gold and would give his shirt off his back for anyone!” he continues, “Austin, May you fly high and Ride in Peace #129 our Handsome Angel! We will always Love you and sending lots and lots of hugs, love and positive healing prayers from our family to your family!!”

Riley Rainer wrote,

“Rest easy Austin it’s really hard to take it all in that your gone now. You were my best friend at the track always there to give me advice and cheer me on no matter what you were such a great kid I couldn’t of asked for someone better to be friends with.” He continues, “I miss you so much already man. Rest easy. Prayers go out to the kristiansen family, love all you guys.”

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