Taconite, MN (KROC-AM News)- A Minnesota man lost his life as the result of a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon. 

It happened along Hwy. 169 in northeastern Minnesota’s Itasca County. The State Patrol responded to the deadly crash shortly after 5:20 p.m. 


The state crash report indicates the motorcycle lost control, entered the median then went onto the pavement of the opposite lanes. The report does not say which direction the motorcycle was traveling. 

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The operator is identified as 46-year-old Patrick Brian Millan of Grand Rapids, MN. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The report indicates he was not wearing a helmet. Alcohol was not involved in the deadly crash, the State Patrol says.

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