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Motorcyclist injured in crash Saturday near Battle Lake

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A motorcyclist had to "lay the bike down" to avoid a collision after a pickup truck pulled out in front of him near Battle Lake Saturday afternoon.


Lynn M. Swenson, 57, of Fergus Falls was southbound on Highway 78 on a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle, according to the State Patrol.

Kenneth Shelstad, 72, or Doran, was eastbound on Cantebury Sands Road in a 2007 Chevy Silverado, and pulled out onto Highway 78 in front of the motorcycle, according to the State Patrol.

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