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Motorcyclist dies in crash near Mankato

A 62-year-old man from New Ulm was killed.

A man riding a motorcycle died Saturday when he lost control and crashed in southern Minnesota. 

The Minnesota State Patrol says 62-year-old David Leo Fleck of New Ulm was riding a 1981 Honda Goldwing northbound on Hwy. 15 when he lost control and was thrown from the motorcycle when he crossed over a lane of traffic and into the ditch. 

The crash happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. at Hwy. 15 and 190th Avenue, which is south of New Ulm and west of Mankato. 

Allina Ambulance assisted on the scene. 

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