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2 injured in motorcycle accident near Reeder

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Dickinson North Dakota 1815 1st Street West 58602

REEDER - Two motorcycle riders from Winnipeg, Manitoba, were injured in an accident Saturday afternoon near Reeder.

Jeffrey Davidson, 50, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson on Highway 22 approximately 12 miles south of Reeder when the rear tire blew out, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Davidson, who was not wearing a helmet, lost control as the bike went down on its right side and slid across the highway. He and his passenger, Valerie Bychuk, 61, were thrown from the motorcycle.

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Bychuk was wearing a helmet, according to the release. Both were transported to West River Hospital in Hettinger. Bychuk was later flown to Bismarck for further medical treatment.

Davidson’s motorcycle and trailer sustained about $6,000 worth in damages.

The two were enroute to Fargo from Sturgis, S.D., according to the release.

The crash is under investigation.

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