APPLETON — A Madison woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash south of Appleton in Lac qui Parle County.
The accident happened around 4:43 p.m. on state Highway 119 and 340th Street.
According to State Patrol, Linda Joyce Brandstrom, 72, was killed in the crash.
The report does not indicate how the accident happened other than to say Brandstrom was a passenger on a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Steven Harvey Dunkley, 66, of Madison.
Road conditions were wet at the time of the crash and alcohol may have been a factor. The report indicates alcohol was detected in Dunkley.
The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office, Swift County Sheriff’s Office, Appleton Police Department, Appleton Ambulance, Appleton Fire Department and Madison Ambulance all assisted at the scene of the crash.