|6/24/2021 9:08:00 AM|
Lindstrom man killed in tractor-motorcycle crash June 18
The State Patrol is identifying the man killed in a tractor-motorcycle crash that closed Highway 8 on Friday June 18, as Gregory Michael Stage, 67 of Lindstrom.
The preliminary details are that Stage was driving his 2008 Honda westbound on the highway about 11:30 a.m. An International Tractor circa 1968 was crossing southbound at Redwing (County Road 21) when the two collided in the intersection.
The tractor was operated by Mark Allen Folsom, 59, of Shafer.
The incident detoured traffic for hours while authorities documented the scene. The Shafer-Franconia Fire Department was dispatched with Lakes Region EMS.
Also— the identity of the victim of the motorcycle fatal crash reported June 6 in rural Harris has been released. Found deceased at Jess Avenue and Sunrise, was Brady Adam Knauff, who had turned 51 in May. He appeared to have been alone when his motorcycle went off the road and into a ditch. He was spotted by a passerby who alerted 9-1-1 June 6 at 9 p.m.