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August marks deadly month for motorcycles


August deadliest month for motorcycle riders

With 11 rider deaths, August was the deadliest month for motorcyclists in the Minnesota.

The number of preliminary Minnesota motorcyclist fatalities hit 40, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Motorcycle Safety Center reported. This time last year, there were 29 rider deaths.

May and July follow August for the deadliest rider months — each had seven rider fatalities.

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