ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As many as 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to hit the scenic drives along the Mississippi River and St. Croix River for the annual Fall Flood Run, and state officials are urging that riders and motorists use caution and stay safe.
The Fall Flood Run is Saturday.READ MORE: 1 Of 5 Men Injured In Minneapolis Shooting Dies
Minnesota Department of Public Safety officials are asking riders to keep themselves, their passengers and others safe when on the road.READ MORE: Colin Powell Dies Of COVID Complications At 84 (CBS News)
And motorists are asked to watch for motorcycles and give riders room.
Rider deaths have already surpassed the total number of motorcycle deaths in 2014. According to preliminary reports, 51 motorcyclists have died on Minnesota roads this year compared to 46 in all of 2014.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: Warm Start To Week Before Cooldown Comes
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