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Watkins, Minn., man hurt in cycle-car crash near Litchfield

LITCHFIELD -- A 48-year-old Watkins man was taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident around 4 p.m. Monday northwest of Litchfield.

According to information from the Meeker County Sheriff's office and the Minnesota State Patrol, Jesse Deheer was driving a 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle and struck from behind a 1998 Mazda driven by Jordan Oslund, 19, of Litchfield. Oslund was westbound on State Highway 24 and was making a left turn onto County Road 42. Deheer was also westbound on Highway 24.

Oslund was not injured.

The crash is under investigation by the State Patrol.

Also responding were the Litchfield police, fire and rescue departments and Gold Cross Ambulance.