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State Patrol: Motorcyclist killed in crash after attempting to pass SUV on the right in Moorhead

The incident occurred near 34th Street from 8th Avenue Northwest.
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A crash in Moorhead killed a motorcycle driver Saturday.

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, a motorcycle was traveling northbound on 34th Street from 8th Avenue Northwest at around 8 p.m. when it attempted to pass an SUV on the right.

The motorcycle struck the right rear of the SUV and was run off the road. The driver of the motorcycle, 37-year-old Christopher James Hodson, of Fargo, was ejected and died at the scene. 

He was not wearing a helmet, according to DPS. 

The driver of the SUV was uninjured. 

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