CENTER, N.D. — A 61-year-old motorcyclist was killed Tuesday night, Sept. 17, after the Hazen man struck an animal on the roadway, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.
The accident occurred about 9:40 p.m. on Highway 200A 11 miles northeast of Center.
The man was traveling westbound on a 2005 Harley Davidson. After striking the animal, he lost control when the motorcycle entered the north ditch.
He was not wearing a helmet and pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol. The name of the victim will be released after notification of next of kin.
Center is about 40 miles northwest of Bismarck.