MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Clearbrook man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a deer in Clearwater County Wednesday afternoon.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at about 3:15 p.m. on Highway 223.

Richard Engen, 61, was thrown from his bike after hitting the animal. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The state patrol and the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office are investigating.