MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A motorcyclist from Rice is dead after a crash in Stearns County early Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The crash happened at about 6:48 p.m. on Highway 23 near County Road 123 in Paynesville.

The victim is a 52-year-old man, who was driving a Honda motorcycle. The other driver — a 49-year-old Albany man — was in a GMC Sierra. His condition is unknown.

The identities of both men involved have not been released.

The state patrol is investigating.