APPLETON (KMHL) – A 72-year-old Madison woman is dead following a motorcycle crash that occurred on State Highway 119 in rural Lac Qui Parle County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says Linda Brandstrom, of Madison, was riding on a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Steven Dunkley, 66, of Madison, south of Appleton Saturday afternoon.

Authorities say the motorcycle was headed southbound on the highway when the driver lost control.

Dunkley was taken to the St. Cloud hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The patrol says alcohol was a factor in the accident and the pavement was wet at the time of the accident.