A motorcyclist crashed on a Stearns County road and was killed, authorities said Tuesday.

Thomas Karger, 52, was pronounced dead midafternoon Saturday by emergency responders at the scene, County Road 54 just outside of his hometown of Albany, the Sheriff's Office said.

Karger went off the road at a curve and struck a fence, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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