Cottage Grove Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in motorcycle crash

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A fatal motorcycle crash prompted a large police presence and investigation overnight on Hardwood Avenue in Cottage Grove.

According to Cottage Grove Police Sgt. Mike Coffey, the crash occurred close to midnight near Hardwood Avenue and 73rd Street just east of Highway 10/61.

One man died at the scene.

The other person was taken to Regions Hospital. Their condition is unknown.

The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting in the investigation. Other agencies, including Woodbury Police, responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.