ORROCK TOWNSHIP (WJON News) -- A Sherburne County man is dead after a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon.

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The crash happened near the intersection of Sherburne County Roads 4 and 5 just before 2:00 p.m.

The sheriff's office says 51-year-old David Scherping of Orrock Township was driving his bike south on County Road 5 when a northbound pickup turned in front of the motorcycle.

According to the Morrison County Sheriff's Office, Scherping is a retired sheriff's deputy.

The crash threw Scherping off the bike. The sheriff's office says he was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, 57-year-old Robert Swift of Becker, was not hurt.

 

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