Undated   (KROC AM News) - Another motorcycle fatality was reported in Minnesota Wednesday.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a man was driving a Harley on a rural road in Faribault County around 3:30 AM when he lost control and crashed into a ditch.

The man was identified as 45-year-old James Hoppe of Delavan, which is near where the wreck occurred. He was dead when first responders arrived. The State Patrol says he was not wearing a helmet.

Another Minnesota motorcyclist was injured in a crash in Goodhue County.

The State Patrol says 20-year-old Isaac Schulte of Big Lake was driving in the town of Goodhue around 1:00 PM Wednesday when he lost control, went off the road and crashed. The State Patrol says Schulte was taken to Red Wing Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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