Loretto man injured in dirt bike crash

A Loretto man was injured in a dirt bike crash Saturday near the Spider Lake Recreational Area near Pine River.

According to Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch, first responders arrived to the scene a little after noon on report of a serious dirt bike crash with injury at the Sno-Way 1 Recreation Trail.

The 54-year-old victim was located and transported via helicopter to a Twin Cities area hospital for serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.

The man was reportedly northbound when he lost control on a rocky and washed-out section of the trail and crashed.

Backus Fire and Rescue, North Memorial Ambulance and North Memorial Air Care assisted at the scene.

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