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Beldenville man seriously injured in motorcycle accident in Dunn County

A Beldenville man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a motorycle accident in Dunn County.

The Dunn County Sheriff's Office reports Steven Gunderson, 54, was traveling on County Highway X in the town of Weston when his motorcycle left the roadway and crashed into an embankment. The accident happened around 6 p.m. 

Sheriff Dennis Smith stated in a news release, a passerby provided emergency medical aid until medics arrived at the scene. A LifeLink III medical helicopter was also dispatched. Gunderson was then airlifted to an area hospital due to his serious injuries. 

Elmwood Fire and Ambulance, Menomonie Fire and Rescue were also on scene. 

Smith added the crash remains under investigation.