Harley Davidson riders killed in crash leave behind 5 children

A fundraiser has been started to help the St. Cloud family.
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Two people killed in a motorcycle crash in west-central Minnesota on Saturday have been identified as Jim and Michelle Young, a husband and wife from St. Cloud. 

The Youngs leave behind five children, ages 12-22, according to a GoFundMe account for their family

"The couple leaves behind their 5 children, Joshua (22), Amber (16), Jimmy (15), Ethan (13) and Cole (12). This fund has been set up to help cover funeral and final expenses for the couple with the remainder of funds going into trusts for their children," the fundraiser says. 

The fundraiser has a goal of reaching $125,000. As of Monday morning it had generated $7,500. 

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened on Hwy. 23 west of Paynesville in Roseville Township. Jim, 42, was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson and Michelle, 44, was on a 2018 Harley. Both ran into a Chevy Monte Carlo that turned directly in front of them. 

A 61-year-old driver and a 38-year-old passenger on a Harley just behind the Youngs were also injured in the crash. The 61-year-old man is Jim Young's father. 

The 21-year-old driver of the car was not injured. 

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