A 58-year old Red Wing man died Saturday after the motorcycle he was operating collided with a car.
Saturday around 5:15 pm, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a motorcycle verses automobile crash on Highway 63 near 830th Street in Trenton Township.
It was determined that a 2004 Harley Davidson operated by a Michael Cardell had been traveling northbound on US Highway 63 when traffic began to slow in front of him. Cardell then entered the southbound lane and struck a vehicle being operated by 35-year old Jade Helsper, from Red Wing.
Mr. Helsper had a passenger in his vehicle who was identified as 34-year old Alicia Doane, from Red Wing.
Cardell was thrown from his motorcycle and pronounced deceased at the scene by the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Helsper was not injured in the accident and Ms. Doane was transported by the Red Wing Fire Department to Mayo Hospital in Red Wing, with undetermined injuries.
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Red Wing Police Department, Ellsworth Fire Department, and the Red Wing Fire Department.