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Motorcycle passenger dies after collision with crop sprayer


A motorcycle passenger died on County Road 8 in Lake of the Woods County near the intersection of 54th Avenue Northwest Sunday afternoon.

According to Minnesota State Patrol, Russel Hawks, 46 of Roosevelt, Minn., was driving a 1998 Yamaha Road Star with a female passenger on County Road 8 when he attempted to pass a farm sprayer.

However, the farm sprayer began turning left into a field as Hawks attempted to pass.

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