MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol says two people were killed Saturday afternoon after their motorcycle collided with a detached farm trailer in Sibley County.
The crash happened around 4 p.m. on Highway 19 in Arlington Township.
According to the patrol, 60-year-old Curtis Petzel was traveling westbound on Hwy. 19 in a tractor when a farm trailer it was hauling detached and collided with a motorcycle traveling eastbound.
Officials say the driver of the motorcycle, 60-year-old Marvin Fandrich, and his passenger, 61-year-old Kathy Fandrich of Aberdeen, South Dakota both died at the scene.
Marvin and Kathy Fandrich (Credit: Nicole Fandrich)
This is the second fatal crash Petzel has caused in less than two years — both resulting in motorcyclists being killed.
This is a developing story, please check back for updates.