Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash near Fergus Falls, hospitalized in Fargo

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OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A 38-year-old man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash late Tuesday, Sept. 11, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Jeremy Jay Johnson, 38, of Rothsay was headed east on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls when he lost control about 11:25 p.m. and swerved off the road with his 2004 Harley-Davidson, the patrol said.

He wasn’t wearing a helmet, and the patrol said he’d been drinking before he was thrown from the bike.

Johnson was being treated at Sanford Hospital in Fargo for life-threatening injuries, the patrol said. The crash investigation is ongoing.