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Hutchinson man injured in motorcycle crash Tuesday near Dassel

According to a news release, Douglas Radtke, 74, was driving north on Meeker County County Road 5 on a 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle and was unable to stop at a stop sign on County Road 18 due to his speed and crashed.

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DASSEL — A Hutchinson man was injured Tuesday evening after crashing his motorcycle in Collinwood Township, according to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze.

According to the release, Douglas Radtke, 74, was driving north on County Road 5 on a 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle and was unable to stop at a stop sign on County Road 18 due to his speed and crashed.

Radtke was wearing a helmet and was transported by Allina Ambulance to Hutchinson Health Hospital and then transported to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis for his injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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