One seriously injured in dirt bike crash in Foothills State Forest

A Frazee woman was seriously injured after a dirt bike crash in the Foothills State Forest Saturday.

According to Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch, the 42-year-old was operating a dirt bike on the trail when she struck rocks. She crashed and fell onto the rocks.

She was treated on scene for serious injuries before transport to a Fargo hospital.

DNR Conservation Officers, Backus Fire, North Memorial Ambulance and AirCare 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 son Logan, daughter Brigid, and pets Vincent and Piper. She also loves reading, Star Trek, and gardening... badly.


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