Aug 13, 2019

Loose Gravel Leads to Hospitalization in Motorcycle Crash

A Little Falls man was hospitalized after crashing his motorcycle Friday afternoon.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says that Darryl Nilson, 57, of Little Falls was headed northbound when he tried to turn onto County Road 1 off of County Road 17 in Brockway Township and he hit loose gravel on the roadway causing he bike to slide out from underneath him. Nilson stayed on the bike as he went into the ditch before being thrown from the motorcycle.

Nilson was taken by ambulance to the St. Cloud Hospital where he is being treated for minor injuries. He was wearing a helmet and alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

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