By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Tuesday evening near the city of Brandon.

DCSO responded to a 911 call made by Levi Donson, a motorcyclist who was riding his bike with another couple on County Road 108 North West driving westbound.

According to a police report, Donson told police that the couple operating the other motorcycle, Shawn Olson and Jeanine Kirscht, had crashed into a ditch. He reported 44-year-old Olson, the driver, as injured and 49-year-old Kirscht, the passenger, as not breathing.

First responders airlifted Olson from the scene by LifeLink III to Sanford Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota with life-threatening injuries. Kirscht was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both Olson and Kirscht were reported not wearing helmets.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.