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A 22-year-old Minnetonka man died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 394 in Golden Valley on Tuesday. 

Endre John Thorkelson was on a Kawasaki motorcycle in the left lane of eastbound I-394 when the State Patrol says he tried to pass traffic and ran off the road, side-swiped the concrete median and crashed into a road sign. 

The crash happened near the exit to Hwy. 100 around noon. 

Thorkelson, who had a helmet on, was taken to North Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The State Patrol is investigating the crash.

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