State Patrol

(Willmar MN-) - Three motorcyclists were hurt following a crash in Willmar Saturday. The state patrol says 49-year-old Chad Larsen of New London was traveling southbound on the Highway 23 Bypass when he veered into a ditch and crashed into a cable median barrier near the Highway 71, or First Street, bridge. A group of motorcyclists were passing by northbound and witnessed the crash, and two of them slowed to try and help Larsen, and ended up colliding with each other. They were 65-year-old Dorothy Rosemeier of DeGraff, and 38-year-old Jesse Lippert of Blomkest. They, along with Larsen, were taken to Carris-Rice Hospital in Willmar With non-life-threatening injuries. The crash happened shortly after 12 noon Saturday.