Duluth, MN (KDAL) - Authorities are investigating a fatal crash late Thursday morning which took the life of a Rice Lake Township man. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened just after 11:00 on Rice Lake Road—near the Gnesen General Store. Deputies say that’s where a northbound motorcycle was attempting to pass an S-U-V and struck it as it was making a left-hand turn into the store’s parking lot. The crash sent both into the ditch and the motorcyclist was thrown from his bike. The 24 year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet. The driver of the S-U-V wasn’t seriously hurt.