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UPDATE: State Patrol identifies who died in crash in Goodhue County

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WELCH TOWNSHIP, Minn. (FOX 47) -

UPDATE -- The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the person who died in a crash Wednesday night at the intersection of Highway 316 and Highway 61 in Goodhue County.

The State Patrol says 74-year-old Patricia Otte from Randolph was killed in the crash. She was the passenger on the Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

The rider of the motorcycle, 63-year-old Thomas Otte, also from Randolph, suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to Mayo Clinic Saint Marys Hospital. 

Neither of them was wearing a helmet. 


ORIGINAL STORY-- A three vehicle accident turned fatal in Goodhue County. It happened just after 8:20 Wednesday night at the intersection of Highway 316 and Highway 61. 

According to Minnesota State Patrol, A Chrysler 200 was headed south on Highway 316 when it crossed the intersection and hit a Harley-Davidson motorcycle in the northbound lane of highway 61. A Cadillac then hit the Chrysler in the southbound lane. 

The State Patrol is calling this a fatal accident and says it will release information about the people on the motorcycle later Thursday night. At the moment it was a 63-year-old man and a 74-year-old woman - both from Randolph - on the motorcycle. 

The driver of the Chrysler was taken to North Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries. The passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries, but was not transported. 

The driver and passenger in the Cadillac were not hurt. 

We will continue to update this story with new information as it becomes available. 

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