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Woman killed in motorcycle crash near Watkins

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WATKINS – A woman driving a motorcycle was killed Monday afternoon in a head-on crash with a pickup near Watkins.

The crash was reported at 12:51 p.m. on state Highway 55 near 123rd Avenue.

According to the State Patrol, Sheri Sue Tilley, 56, of Lakeville, was driving a 2016 Harley Davidson Motorcycle west on Highway 55 when it collided with the left-front tire area of an eastbound 2017 Dodge Ram driven by Matthew Edward Diwi, 25, of Ramsey. The pickup was pulling a trailer at the time of the crash.

Tilley, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene.

Diwi was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.

Carolyn Lange

A reporter for 35 years, Carolyn Lange covers regional news with the West Central Tribune.

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