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Coon Rapids, MN (KROC AM News) - It’s been a deadly week on Minnesota roads.

The death total from several traffic crashes that have been reported since Monday morning has risen to eight.

The most recent victim was a motorcyclist who was killed early Thursday in Coon Rapids. 

First responders were called out around 1:30 am to a commercial area. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the adult male driver of the motorcycle lost control and crashed.

A spokesman says “Life-saving measures were administered by responders, however, the male was declared deceased at the scene.” The man was not wearing a helmet.

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