Pillager Area Fire and Rescue says they responded to a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon.
A motorcyclist on County Road 34 north of Pillager struck a black bear and a passerby reported the rider had “significant road rash” as well as a broken wrist.
The motorcyclist was transported via North Memorial ground ambulance to the Staples hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.
The black bear died at the scene.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office also assisted at the scene.
Photo courtesy of Pillager Area Fire and Rescue.