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Bay City man recovering after motorcycle crash

North Air Care, shown here responding to a June 2017 incident, was summoned on July 4 to transport a Bay City man after a crash in the town of Trenton. File photo

A Bay City man was airlifted to a hospital on Tuesday, July 4, after the motorcycle he was on crashed into a pickup truck in the town of Trenton.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the motorcyclist as 28-year-old Christopher J. Majors, the operator of a 2015 Kawasaki that was eastbound on 170th Avenue during the crash, reported at 7:07 a.m.

According to deputies’ initial investigation, the motorcycle ran a stop sign at County Road C, where it struck a 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by Sandra L. Swenson, 54, of Ellsworth.

Majors was thrown from the bike during the crash and was first taken by Red Wing ambulance to Red Wing Regional Airport in Bay City, where he was flown by North Memorial Air Care to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

A spokeswoman from Regions said Majors was in good condition on Wednesday.

Swenson was not injured.

Ellsworth firefighters also assisted deputies at the scene of the crash, which remains under investigation.

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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