A 72-year-old Merrifield man was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, after the motorcycle he was operating Thursday, June 13, crashed.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash at 3:19 p.m. on County Highway 2 in St. Mathias Township. The operator of the motorcycle, Maynard J. Woudsma, was flown to the Robbinsdale hospital for injuries.

The cause of the crash is unknown and is currently under investigation, the sheriff's office reported.

North Memorial Ambulance also assisted at the scene of the crash.