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Motorcycle crash sends Ellsworth man to hospital

TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF -- A single motorcycle crash in the early morning hours Tuesday in the town of Diamond Bluff sent an Ellsworth man to the hospital.

According to a Pierce County Sheriff’s Office news release, deputies responded to the area of County Road OO near 370th Avenue at 5:20 a.m.

Douglas J. Lucht, 54, lost control of a 2014 BMW Enduro when he attempted to negotiate a lefthand curve while heading southbound on County Road OO. The motorcycle overturned after he lost control.

Lucht was transported to Red Wing Mayo Hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Red Wing EMS and Ellsworth Fire assisted PCSO at the scene.

Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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