Man dies in motorcycle crash near Nicollet, Minn.

A 31-year-old man from Nicollet, Minnesota, died after crashing his motorcycle early Saturday morning.

According to the State Patrol, Joel Miller was traveling on Hwy. 14 west of Nicollet around 7 a.m. when he “hit the brakes and went off the roadway in curve and hit a sign.”

Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a motorcycle in the ditch on Highway 99, and found Miller near the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead on scene. He was not wearing a helmet, and alcohol was detected.

The incident is still under investigation.