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Crash on Highway 61 kills motorcyclist

The crash occurred on Highway 61 at Glen Road in Newport.

A crash in Washington County killed a motorcycle ride Friday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the motorcyclist was traveling north on Hwy, 61 at Glen Road in Newport when it collided with the rear of a minivan at around 2:50 p.m.

The motorcyclist, identified as 40-year-old William Moua of St. Paul, was killed in the crash. He was wearing a helmet, according to the State Patrol.

One passenger of the minivan sustained non-life threatening injuries. 

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