West Concord, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department has released information about a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Rochester man Wednesday evening.

A news release says the Dodge County Sheriff’s Department was notified that a motorcycle had flipped into the ditch along Dodge County Road 24 near Berne around 6:30 pm. The crash site is only a couple hundred feet east of the location for the popular Wood Fired Pizza Concert Series.

When emergency responders arrived at the scene, they found a witness to the crash performing CPR on a man, who was later identified as 58-year-old William Fugua Jr. He was unresponsive without a pulse and was pronounced dead at the scene about a half-hour after the crash was reported.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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