By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A motorcyclist is dead after crashing on a highway in northern Minnesota Saturday evening.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the 33-year-old motorcyclist from St. Paul Park was heading west on State Highway 1 near Deep Lake Road in Stony River Township.

Just before 7:30 p.m., the motorcycle “laid down on the highway and slid into the trees,” the state patrol said.

The driver has not been identified.