CLEARWATER, Minn. (WCCO) — A motorcyclist died after running off the road Thursday evening while fleeing from police in Stearns County.

A state patrol officer was attempting to pull the vehicle over for a traffic violation on County Road 75, but the motorcyclist wasn’t complying.

Police say the driver ran off the road near County Road 7 in Clearwater and was thrown from the bike. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.