State Patrol investigating fatal motorcycle accident

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The State Patrol is investigating an accident that killed a 34-year-old motorcyclist on Sunday afternoon in Wabasha County.

The State Patrol says a Ford Edge was traveling northbound on Highway 42 near Plainview when it collided with a PT Cruiser and a Harley Davison that were traveling in the southbound lane.

Christopher Nelson of Eyota, was driving the Harley Davidson. Nelson was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Ford Edge, 35-year-old Josh Hanson, suffered a non-life threatening injury and the State Patrol says alcohol was detected in his system.

The driver and passenger of the PT Cruiser suffered non-life threatening injuries.