A 45-year-old Delavan man is killed in a motorcycle crash in Faribault County.

It happened just before 3:30 Wednesday morning.

The State Patrol says James Arthur Hoppe was westbound on 170th Street when he lost control of the motorcycle and veered off into the north ditch.

Authorities say the driver was ejected from the motorcycle and was deceased before emergency personnel arrived.

The incident remains under investigation.