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Motorcycle Accident in Ironwood

Posted at: 05/08/2013 8:48 AM
Updated at: 05/08/2013 2:41 PM
By: Scott Doane

A 49-year-old Hurley, Wisconsin man was brought to a Duluth hospital following a motorcycle accident in Ironwood, Mich.

The Ironwood Department of Public Safety said it responded to the crash around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday night. It happened near the St. Vincent Depaul Store on Aurora Street.

Authorities said the man was brought to a local hospital. The Department of Public Safety said he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. They also said alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash.

The motorcycle driver was later airlifted to Essentia-Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, authorities said.

The accident remains under investigation.