MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 50-year-old motorcyclist died over the weekend in central Minnesota after losing control of his motorcycle.

The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says the fatal crash happened around 2 a.m. Sunday on Northstar Driver in Sturgeon Lake.

Investigators say the motorcycle left the roadway near Thornbury Way before slamming into several signs and a fence.

The motorcycle’s driver – David Kapenen, of Sturgeon Lake – was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.


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