MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a 31-year-old Nicollet man is dead after crashing his Harley Davidson motorcycle Saturday morning.

The crash happened on westbound of Highway 99 just before 7:20 a.m.

Joel Miller, 31, apparently deployed his brakes while coming to the intersection with Highway 14.

He went off the roadway and hit a sign. he was pronounced dead at the scene.