Eyota, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man was killed and a Rochester woman suffered serious injuries after a motorcycle and semi crashed near Eyota Thursday evening.

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The Minnesota State Patrol reports the motorcycle and semi were traveling north on Highway 42 near 19th Street southeast when the vehicles collided just before 6:30 p.m.

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Minnesota State Patrol (click to enlarge)

The driver of the motorcycle, a 49-year-old man from Rochester, was killed in the crash. The state patrol has not released his name. 48-year-old Lori Danielson of Rochester was a passenger on the motorcycle. She was transported to St. Mary's Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the semi was identified as 30-year-old Matthew Mueller of Lewiston. He was not injured.

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