Motorcycle Crashes 2 Hours Apart Kill One Man and Injure Another
Princeton, MN (KROC-AM News) - The State Patrol says one man was killed and another was injured in motorcycle crashes that occurred over a span of about two hours early Tuesday morning.
The State Patrol says the victim of the fatal crash, 53-year-old Lonnie Mayo of Princeton, was driving a motorcycle on Highway 95 just west of the Mille Lacs County city around 2:40 AM when he struck a deer. Mayo was thrown off the motorcycle by the impact and was run over by a trailer being pulled by a pickup truck and was then struck by a semi-truck.
About two hours later, a man from Kenyon was injured in a motorcycle crash. The State Patrol says 50-year-old John Cramer was headed west on Highway 246 when he lost control and crashed into the ditch.
The crash was reported around 4:45 AM about 5 miles southeast of Northfield. Cramer was transported to the Northfield Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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