Duluth Area Man Dies in Motorcycle vs. Deer Accident

Posted at: 06/26/2013 3:14 PM
Updated at: 06/26/2013 3:20 PM

A Duluth area motorcyclist injured in a collision with a deer Tuesday night has died in the hospital, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Authorities said the crash happened around 9:30 on Highway 61 at Larsmont Road in Lake County.

The victim, 57-year-old Michael Johnson, was headed northbound. The State Patrol said he hit the large animal broadside.

Two Harbors police assisted with the case.