A motorcyclist lost control and died in a crash in southern Minnesota, authorities said.

The wreck occurred about 7:30 p.m. Saturday on northbound Hwy. 15 at 190th Avenue in Cottonwood Township, according to the State Patrol.

The motorcyclist was identified as David. L Fleck, 62, of nearby New Ulm. He was declared dead at the scene.

Fleck did not have on a helmet, the patrol said.