Motorcycle Accident in Ironwood

By KBJR News 1

Motorcycle Accident in Ironwood

May 8, 2013 Updated May 8, 2013 at 9:56 AM CDT

Ironwood, MI (NNCNOW.com) --- A Hurley, Wisconsin man was airlifted to a Duluth hospital Tuesday night following a motorcycle crash in Ironwood.

The Ironwood Public Safety Officers responded to a single motor vehicle crash just after 7:30 Tuesday night near the St Vincent Depaul Store on Aurora Street.

A 49-year-old Hurley man was transported to Grandview Hospital in Ironwood after crashing his motorcycle. Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.

He was later airlifted to Essentia-Health St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth.

The accident is still under investigation.

Written and posted to the web by Raeanna Marnati
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