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Watkins, Minn., man dies in motorcycle crash

LITCHFIELD -- A man from rural Watkins died Friday when his motorcycle apparently went off the road and into the edge of a farm field in Meeker County.

The Meeker County Sheriff's Office identified him as John Dietman, 54. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash was reported at 2:12 p.m. Friday near the 36000 block of 675th Street.

The Meeker County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Eden Valley Police Department and Watkins Ambulance all responded to the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the State Patrol.