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Motorcycle crash in Minot kills man and woman

  • Associated Press
  • August 7, 2014 - 3:45 PM

MINOT, N.D. — A motorcycle crash in Minot has killed two people.

Police say the motorcycle crashed into a tree at a high rate of speed shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday, throwing both occupants.

Police say neither was wearing a helmet. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities have identified the victims as Tanner C. Platt of LaPorte, Minnesota, and Kaitlyn T. Bacon of Minot, formerly of Granville. Both were 21 years old.

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