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Motorcycle crash claims woman from Elk River
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

PAYNESVILLE -- The Minnesota State Patrol said Chelsey D. Nielson, 21, of Elk River died from injuries received in a motorcycle accident on state Highway 4 near Paynesville early Saturday morning. Nielson was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center where she died.

Nielson was a passenger on the motorcycle driven by 28-year-old Jeremy D. Hoffenkamp of Atwater. He was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital in critical condition.

The patrol said the motorcycle was traveling south on Highway 4 near 220th Street in Stearns County when the rear tire went flat, causing the driver to lose control. The bike and both riders went down and skidded into the ditch.

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