Update: State Patrol ID's Motorcyclist Killed in Southeast Minnesota Crash 

Blooming Prairie, MN (KROC-AM News) - The State Patrol responded earlier today to a fatal motorcycle crash near Blooming Prairie.

A preliminary report on the incident indicates the victim was driving a motorcycle that collided with a car traveling in the same direction. The crash was reported just before noon on northbound Highway 218 near the junction with Highway 30 in Steele County.

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The victim has only been identified as a 57-year-old Austin man. His name is expected to be released Friday morning.

The car was driven by 21-year-old Mya Anne Gaul of Montgomery. She had two passengers, both teenage girls. They were all wearing seatbelts and were not injured.

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The State Patrol is indicating alcohol was not involved and the road condition was dry at the time of the deadly collision.


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