1 Dead in Motorcycle Crash in Victoria, Minn. | News
Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Victoria.
According to the Carver County Sheriff's Office, a witness reported that the crash happened at 7:04 p.m. Saturday in the area of County Road 11 north of Highway 5. The motorcycle was found crashed in a ditch at County Road 11 north of Wisteria.
The motorcyclist was identified as 61-year-old Bert Francis Merfeld, of Eden Prairie. He was found unresponsive in the ditch, the sheriff's office reported. He was later prounouced dead.
Several agencies responded to the crash, including the Three Rivers Police Department, the Minnetrista Police Department, and the Victoria Fire Department.
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