SAUK CENTRE, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol says a passenger who fell off a motorcycle has died after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.
The accident happened late Saturday night just north of Sauk Centre, near the entrance to the Grey Stone Golf Course.
Troopers say the victim was a passenger on a motorcycle heading north on U.S. Highway 71. The male fell off the motorcycle and was hit by another driver heading in the same direction. The driver did not stop.
The State Patrol is asking for the public's help in locating that driver's vehicle, believed to be a Buick Regal. The car likely has damage to its front bumper area.
The victim's name and age have not been released.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Minnesota State Patrol St. Cloud District Office at (320) 223-6666.