Harley passenger, 72, killed in southwest Minnesota crash

The driver lost control of the motorcycle.
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A 72-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle crash in southwest Minnesota over the weekend.

The crash happened on Hwy. 119 at 340th Street in Hantho Township, Lac Qui Parle County, at 4:43 p.m. on Saturday.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a Harley Davidson was southbound on Hwy. 119 when the driver lost control and crashed on the road.

The passenger, identified as 72-year-old Linda Brandstrom, of Madison, Minnesota, was killed in the crash.

The driver, a 66-year-old man also from Madison, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The State Patrol says that neither were wearing a helmet, and that alcohol was not involved.

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