MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: I-394 fatal cycle crash second earliest in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - The fatal motorcycle crash on Interstate 394 near Minneapolis last night was the first of the year and second earliest ever in Minnesota.
Thirty-year-old Anand Baskaran of New York hit a pothole and was thrown from his cycle. The Department of Public Safety says riders are taking to the roads because of the warm weather and safety is critical especially early in the riding season. There were 60 motorcycle fatalities last year compared to 55 in 2012.