Dodge Center, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Mankato man was transported to the Owatonna Hospital Emergency Room following a motorcycle crash Sunday morning in Dodge County.

The State Patrol says 57-year-old Dean Aarsvold was traveling north on Highway 56 when his motorcycle collided with a deer. Aarsvold was thrown off the motorcycle by the impact and was not wearing a helmet, but his injuries were described as non-life threatening.

The crash was reported shortly after 6:30 AM about halfway between Dodge Center and Hayfield.

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