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Minnesota motorcyclist dies after shirt gets caught in rear brake of his bike

The State Patrol says the shirt locked up the brake, throwing the man from his motorcycle.

A motorcycle rider died from his injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash in southeast Minnesota over on Saturday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 66-year-old man riding a 2009 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling southbound on Hwy. 76 in Sheldon Township when his shirt got caught in a rear brake, causing him to be thrown from his bike.

He was transported to Gunderson Lutheran in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, where he later died. 

The victim has been identified as John Lars Huston of Wells, Minnesota.

Police say he was not wearing wearing a helmet.

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