MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – One person is dead after a motorcycle and a semi-truck collided in Blue Earth County Wednesday night.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 20-year-old man, from Granada, was driving a 2000 Yamaha motorcycle west on County Road 90. At the same time, a 2005 Volvo Semitrailer-tractor, driven by a 38-year-old man from Texas, was traveling north on Highway 169.

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The Yamaha attempted to merge onto Hwy. 169 north and sideswiped the right rear of the semi.

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The driver of the motorcycle was killed.

The driver of the truck was no injured.

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Identities of those involved have not yet been released.