A 52-year-old Elk River man has died following an accident in Silver Creek Township Saturday, Aug. 17, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.
At approximately 6:11 p.m. Saturday, the sheriff’s office was
notified of a one vehicle accident on Wright County Road 123 and Duffield Avenue
NW in Silver Creek Township.
“The initial investigation indicates that a 2008 Harley
Davidson motorcycle, being driven by Randal Alan Stevens, 52, of Elk River was
eastbound on County Road 123 when it failed to negotiate a curve in the road
and went off the road into the ditch, ejecting the driver and a passenger,”
according to a release from
the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.
Stevens was brought to Allina Hospital in Buffalo, later
transferred to Memorial Hospital where he died, according to
A 53-year-old female passenger was brought to St Cloud
Hospital for injuries sustained in the accident.
“Neither subject was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash,” according to a release from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. The incident remains under investigation.