FREEBORN COUNTY, MN. (THECOUNT) — Larry Helgeson, of Rose Creek, Minnesota, has been identified as the victim in a Monday night fatal motorcycle crash in Freeborn County.

Helgeson, 70, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash near Austin Monday night.


According to reports, Helgeson was operating a motorcycle on 890th Ave near Myrtle, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 6:10 p.m. Monday. The bike then flipped over, ejecting the rider.

Helgeson was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Freeborn County is a county in the state of Minnesota. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 30,895. Its county seat is Albert Lea. Freeborn County comprises the Albert Lea Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.