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UPDATED: One injured in motorcycle crash Tuesday evening

A Beldenville man who crashed his motorcycle after hitting a deer was airlifted from the Trimbelle Recreation Area in the town of Trimbelee mid-evening Tuesday.

Walter Sorensen, 67, of W7642 CTH J, was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn. about 8:30 p.m. He was listed in critical condition just after 8 a.m., Wednesday, according to a nursing supervisor.

Ellsworth firefighters responded along with a Red Wing Fire Department ambulance after a passerby reported the crash at 7:44 p.m. The scene was on CTH O, a quarter mile north of 370th Avenue and about five miles north of Hwy. 35.

The initial call indicated Sorensen was unresponsive.

The crash remains under investigation.