2 dead following motorcycle, minivan crash in Le Sueur County

Two people are dead after a crash in Le Sueur County on Monday.

Deputies from the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office were called to the intersection of Hill Street and Rabbit Road in Kasota around 8:25 p.m. for a report of a crash involving a minivan and a motorcycle.

A man and a woman who were riding on the motorcycle were declared dead at the scene, authorities say. They added neither of the victims were wearing helmets.

Early Friday morning, the victims were identified as 62-year-old Russell Henry Kewatt of Mankato and 29-year-old Danielle Alyssa Ranslow of Mankato.

The driver of the minivan, identified by the Sheriff’s Office as a 74-year-old woman, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash is under investigation by the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office.