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Rosemount man killed in Goodhue County crash

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Rosemount Minnesota P.O. Box 192 / 312 Oak St. 55024

A 57-year-old Rosemount man was one of two people killed in a Wednesday afternoon accident in Goodhue County.

Michael Forte was driving a motorcycle westbound on County Road 9 in Leon Township around 2:30 p.m. when he was hit by a northbound passenger car driven by a 46-year-old Kenyon man. Forte and his passenger, 43-year-old Jilleen Comstock of Apple Valley, were both thrown from the motorcycle.

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Both Forte and Comstock were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department, the driver of the passenger car had stopped at a stop sign and proceeded through the intersection without seeing the motorcycle.

After it was hit by the car, Forte’s motorcycle continued through the intersection and hit a dump truck driven by a 76-year-old Cannon Falls man.

There were no other injuries in the accident. 

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