Motorcyclist killed near Park Rapids

A Park Rapids man was killed early Tuesday morning after striking a deer.

According to the state patrol, the 42-year-old motorcyclist was eastbound on Highway 34 in Henrietta Township around 1:15 this morning when he struck the deer.

The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim as Jason William Robert. According to the completed report, Robert was not wearing a helmet and was transported to the St. Joseph’s Hospital after the crash.

The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, North Memorial Ambulance and Park Rapids Police Department assisted at the scene.

 


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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