WALCOTT, N.D. — Four motorcyclists were injured following a pair of crashes which took place Saturday evening, June 12, along County Road 26 a half-mile north of Walcott.
In the first crash, a 47-year-old driver Robert Stephens Jr., and 51-year-old passenger Tracy Stephens, both from West Fargo, overturned their motorcycle several times after negotiating a right turn. Both were not wearing helmets and suffered serious injuries.
In a second crash, Keegan Dahl, a 37-year-old Glyndon man, and Brittney Kenyon, a 36-year-old Fargo woman, also overturned their motorcycle after negotiating a right turn. The crash took place behind the first. Dahl and Kenyon were not wearing helmets and suffered injuries.
All four motorcyclists were transported to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo for their injuries. The North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating both crashes, with potential charges pending against both Dahl and the driver in the first crash.
Several other agencies responded to the crash, including the Richland County Sheriff's Office, Kindred Ambulance, Sanford Air Med, Colfax Fire and Rescue, Breckenridge Ambulance, Walcott Fire and Rescue and Kindred Fire and Rescue.
Walcott is roughly 30 miles southwest of Fargo.