Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office seeking driver in motorcycle crash

The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office reports that they are looking for the driver of a motorcycle who apparently fled the scene of a crash on June 9.

According to the release, deputies and the Park Rapids Fire Department responded to the call of a motorcycle in the ditch on 129th Ave., southwest of Park Rapids around 8:38 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze on the fully engulfed 2006 Harley Davidson.

The investigation, according to Sheriff Corey Aukes, showed that the driver was northbound on 129th Ave. when they struck a deer, causing the motorcycle to tip on its side and slide into the ditch where it caught fire.

The unknown driver may have been injured in the crash. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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