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Minnesota woman injured in motorcycle accident Sunday

A Minnesota woman was injured Sunday afternoon when she was ejected from the motorcycle she was riding on County Highway F in the town of Clifton. 

Cheryl Schistad, 54, Harris, was northbound on Hwy. F when she hit a bump in the roadway, causing her to lose control. The motorcycle then slid onto its side, ejecting her. Schistad was traveling through part of Hwy. F that is being resurfaced and the crash did happen in the construction zone, said Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Adam Olson. The accident happened at 4:04 p.m.

Olson said speed and the construction zone appear to be factors in the crash. She was transported to Regions Hospital, where a spokesperson said Monday morning she was in good condition.

Pierce County was assisted by St. Croix County Sheriff's Department, River Falls Ambulance Service, River Falls Fire and Jerry's Towing. 

Jason Schulte

Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts. 

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