AITKIN -- An Aitkin man suffered life-threatening injuries in motorcycle crash Friday, Aug. 23, in Malmo Township.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports 62-year-old Joseph Lawrence Ryan was driving his 2004 Honda motorcycle northbound on Highway 47 just north of Malmo about 3 p.m. and went off the road while going around a curve. Ryan was ejected from the motorcycle and transported to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale for his injuries. Ryan was not wearing a helmet, according to the state patrol.

The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Department and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources assisted on scene.