ST. JAMES - A 61-year-old rural St. James man was pronounced dead at the scene of a motorcycle-deer crash reported at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, 3 1/4 mile west of State Highway 4 in Saint James Township.
Randall L. Lang was driving a 1997 Harley Davidson east on County Road 3 when he hit a deer and was thrown off the motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet. Alcohol was not believed to be a factor, according to the Watonwan County Sheriff's Office. St. James Police, Fire and Ambulance and the Minnesota State Patrol assisted at the scene.