Rolette Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

28-year-old Derek Thompson died in the Saturday afternoon accident

BOTTINEAU COUNTY, ND — Authorities say a motorcyclist died when he failed to negotiate a curve on a road near Lake Metigoshe.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Derek Thompson, of Rolette, died in the Saturday afternoon accident.

The patrol says the motorcycle went into the ditch and struck a sign support.

Thompson was not wearing a helmet. The crash remains under investigation.

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