Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Hubbard County

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Hubbard County Click to Enlarge

UNDATED—A motorcyclist was seriously injured on Highway 71 Monday afternoon in Hubbard County. The State Patrol says just before 3:00pm a motorcycle was northbound on Highway 71 near Hubbard County Road 118, Guthrie Township, as a funeral procession was heading south. A semi moved to the shoulder for the procession, the Harley swerved around the semi to the right and entered the ditch, jumped a driveway approach, struck a mailbox and landed on its side. The driver of the motorcycle, 72-year-old Norman Salverson of Erskine was transported to Sanford in Bemidji with life-threatening injuries. A 59-year-old female passenger on the motorcycle had non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Sanford in Bemidji. The Patrol says neither of the motorcycle passengers were wearing helmets. No one else was injured.

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