A 42-year-old man from Fosston, Minn., was found dead early Wednesday on a roadside in northwestern Minnesota’s Polk County, where his motorcycle had crashed, according to the State Patrol.

Cary R. Berberich was found dead on the side of County Road 4 south of Spruce Grove Road SE. just before 10 a.m. He had apparently been headed north on County Road 4 when his cycle veered off to the right.

Berberich was not wearing a helmet, the patrol said. It was not known exactly what time the crash occurred, the patrol said. An investigation continues.