Watertown Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash in Minnesota


A Watertown man has died from injuries sustained in a motorcyle crash in central Minnesota.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday on Highway 22 in Meeker County.

Authorities say 57-year-old Leslie Lemke of Watertown was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle south on the highway when the cycle left the roadway and hit a driveway approach.

Lemke was thrown from the motorcycle.

The state patrol says Lemke was airlifted to a St. Cloud hospital where he later died.