Big Fork, MN (KROC AM News) - The latest deadly motorcycle wreck in Minnesota involved a moose.

The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened in the northern part of the state around 1:30 PM Saturday.

The State Patrol says 66-year-old Gary Vansickle of Milaca was riding a 2017 Harley Davidson on Highway 6 in Koochiching County when he struck the large animal. Vansickle was taken to a nearby hospital where he died.

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