The Minnesota State Patrol reports that about 8:30 AM, 43-year-old Michael Hansen of Sioux City was northbound on Highway 75 at the Hardwick corner in a 2007 International Truck. Fifty-five-year-old Dale Slieter of Hardwick was southbound on 75 on a 1983 Honda motorcycle.
Hansen initiated a left turn onto 191st Street directly in front of Slieter. Slieter’s motorcycle struck the right side of the truck.
Slieter was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hansen’s International truck received minor damage. Slieter’s Honda motorcycle was totaled.