Moose Lake Star Gazette - Serving Carlton and Pine Counties Since 1895

By Carlton County Sheriffs Office
Moose Lake Star Gazette 

Man injured in motorcycle crash


On June 17 at 10:47 a.m., Carlton County 911 received a call of a motorcycle accident at the intersection of County Road 10 and Sand Lake Road in Moose Lake Township.

Matthew David Carlson, 24, of Sturgeon Lake was traveling southbound on County Road 10 when the 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was driving left the road at the curve where County Road 10 intersects Sand Lake Road.

Carlson was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake and later airlifted to St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. His condition at the time of the crash was critical. His current condition is not known. Speed and alcohol are believed to be a factor. He was not wearing a helmet.

The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Moose Lake Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Mercy Ambulance and Moose Lake Fire Department.


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