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Records published May 10, 2022

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Fatal motorcycle crash in Stearns County

ST. CLOUD — A motorcyclist died as a result of injuries he suffered when his motorcycle struck a trailer carrying a skid steer on a curve on Stearns County Road 2 east of 79th Avenue in Brockway Township at 5:57 p.m. May 6.

The victim was identified as Daniel Theisen, 31, of Rice.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Theisen was driving a Yamaha street bike southbound on County Road 2 as the road began a sweeping curve toward the right.

A 2015 Dodge Ram pickup and trailer, driven by Sam Fleishhacker, 22, of Sartell, was traveling eastbound on County Road 2 as the road began the same curve to the left.

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As the two vehicles were negotiating the curve in the roadway, the motorcycle struck the trailer, according to the accident report. Theisen was the sole occupant of the motorcycle and was pronounced deceased on scene.

Fleishhacker was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. Assisted at the scene were the Sartell Police Department, St Stephen Fire and Rescue and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Two hurt in Redwood County crash

REDWOOD FALLS — A juvenile male driver and passenger were injured in a single-vehicle accident near the intersection of Redwood County Roads 12 and 10 in at 3:32 a.m. Sunday.

A juvenile male was driving a vehicle eastbound on County Road 12 when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the north ditch, striking a field approach and rolling several times, according to the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office.

First responders treated the driver and a passenger for injuries at the scene before they were transported to the Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center emergency room in Marshall. Responders to the scene included the Wabasso Ambulance, CentraCare Ambulance, Lucan Fire Department, and Lucan First Responders.

Thefts

WILLMAR — An estimated $100 was taken from an unlocked vehicle on the 400 block of Ninth Street Southeast, Willmar, it was reported Monday morning.

WILLMAR — Police are investigating reports made Monday morning of thefts from the hallways of apartments on the 100 block of Becker Avenue Southeast.

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WILLMAR — A caller was referred to Chippewa County after it was learned that was the location where her vehicle was stolen, according to a report on Monday.

WILLMAR — Law enforcement assisted Chippewa County in the investigation of a stolen fish house on Monday.

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