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Motorcyclist airlifted from scene of crash in Nicollet County

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A Fairfax man was hospitalized in Minneapolis following a motorcycle crash northwest of New Ulm, in Ridgely Township.

Lawrence Dean Grunke, 19, was airlifted from the scene of the crash to Hennepin County Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to a press release from the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash happened just before 3  p.m. at Nicollet County Rd 21 and 701st Ave.  There were no other vehicles involved.

The Minnesota State Patrol, Brown County Sheriff’s Office, and Fairfax Police and ambulance assisted at the scene.


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