Deadly Motorcycle Crash Near Treasure Island Casino
Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - Police in Red Wing are reporting a fatal motorcycle crash.
A news release says the deadly incident occurred shortly before midnight Tuesday at an intersection along the road leading to the entrance into the Prairie Island Casino. When Red Wing officers arrived at the scene, the motorcyclist was being treated by Treasure Island paramedics, Prairie Island police officers, and Red Wing firefighters.
The victim was transported to the emergency room at the Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital in Red Wing, where the individual was pronounced dead. The name of the motorcyclist has not been released.
Red Wing police say speeding appears to have been a factor in the fatal crash, which remains under investigation. The driver was wearing a helmet.