AITKIN — A 28-year-old motorcyclist was injured when the motorcycle he was operating was struck by another vehicle Thursday, July 23, in Rice River Township in Aitkin County.
The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Chevrolet Sedan and a Suzuki motorcycle were traveling north on Highway 65 near Aitkin County Highway 4, when the motorcyclist attempted to take a left turn when the Sedan passed in a no passing area and hit the motorcycle.
Samuel E. Hanson of Newport, the operator of the Suzuki, was transported to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale for non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Sedan, Stacy V. Hancock, 44, Brook Park, and her passenger, Jenica R. Hancock, 19, Brook Park were not injured.
The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office, McGregor Fire and Rescue and North Memorial Health ambulance assisted the state patrol at the scene.
The crash was reported at 7:12 p.m.