Henning, Minn.-A motorcycle accident near Henning, Minn. left a man dead Friday night. 

Kurt Ophus, 54, of Minneapolis was riding an off-road motorcycle on private property near Highway 134 around 8:30 p.m. when he lost control and hit a tree, according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.

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Ophus was transported to Tri-County Hospital where he was pronounced dead, the release said.The sheriff's office is investigating the incident.