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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Motorcycle accident results in injuries in Pierce County

TRIMBELLE TWP. - A motorcycle accident with injuries took place Saturday in Pierce County on CTH. OO north of 410th Ave.

At 11:53 a.m., a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle driven by Joshua Xiong, 25, Minneapolis, was traveling northbound on CTH. OO when the bike reportedly lost control while coming over the crest of a hill and went into a ditch on the northbound side of the road. Xiong was ejected from the bike and suffered injuries requiring him to be airlifted from the scene by North Memorial Air and taken to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minn., where he was treated for his injuries.

According to the accident report, Xiong was reportedly driving too fast, his driver's license was not motorcycle endorsed and his cycle registration reportedly expired. The crash is still under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.

The remains of the 2007 Suzuki motorcycle after Saturday's accident in Pierce County. Photo provided by the Wisconsin State Patrol

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