Fatal Hit & Run Near Sauk Centre 26 Aug 13

The Minnesota State Patrol says an Annandale man who fell off a motorcycle has died after he was struck by a hit and run driver. The accident happened at around 9:45 Saturday night just north of Sauk Centre near the Grey Stone Golf Course. Authorities say that 40-year-old Eric Raisanen was a passenger on a 1999 Victory motorcycle that was heading north on Highway 71. Raisanen reportedly fell off the motorcycle and was hit by another driver, and that driver did not stop. The State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating that vehicle, believed to be a Buick Regal. The car likely has damage to its front bumper area as well.