Dirt Bike Crash in Foothills State Forest Results in Serious Injury
Backus, MN — Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on May 1st 2021 at 12:11 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an Off Highway Motorcycle (OHM) crash in the Foothills State Forest, Spider Lake Recreation Area in rural Backus, MN. Deputies and responders arrived on scene and learned that the OHM was operating on a trail when the operator, a female, age 42, of Frazee MN. struck rocks in the trail causing the machine to crash and operator to fall from the machine onto the rocks. The victim was treated on scene for serious injuries and transported to a Fargo, ND hospital. Assisting on scene were State of Minnesota DNR Conservation Officers, Backus Fire, North Memorial Ambulance and AirCare.