Oak Grove, MN (KROC-AM News)- A motorcyclist lost his life after crashing into a tree in the northern outskirts of the Twin Cities Metro Monday afternoon. 

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A news release issued by the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says it happened in Oak Grove, which is about 35 miles north of Minneapolis. The fatality was reported around 3:15 p.m. 

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The crash investigation indicates the motorcycle was traveling north on St. Francis Blvd. Northwest when it veered off the road and struck a tree. First responders administered life-saving measures, but the motorcyclist, described as an adult male, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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The fatal crash victim’s name has not been released. It’s unknown as of Tuesday morning if he was wearing a helmet or if alcohol was involved. 

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office and Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the deadly crash.

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