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Minn. woman dies after falling off motorcycle in Avon

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

A Mankato woman died after falling off a motorcycle and being hit by several vehicles Sunday on Interstate 94 near Avon, the Minnesota State Patrol said.

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Kristin Gluth, 25, was a passenger on the motorcycle traveling eastbound near Avon about 8:30 p.m. when she fell off onto the road and was struck by vehicles driven by people from Fergus Falls, Pelican Rapids and Grand Forks, N.D., the patrol said in a news release. Gluth was not wearing a helmet.

It's not known why Gluth fell off the motorcycle, the patrol said. The accident remains under investigation.

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