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Man killed in motorcycle accident

Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
Man killed in motorcycle accident
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

The Beltrami County Sheriff's 911 Center received two 911 calls on Friday, October 8, 2010, at 4:05 PM, reporting a severe injury accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup on the Alvwood Rd NE (Co Rd 30) approximately 2 miles east of Blackduck located in Summit Township. Deputies, Ambulance, First Responders and Fire immediately responded to the crash. The driver of the motorcycle, Mitchell Ryan Skyberg, 29, of rural Tenstrike, was found deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle reported no injuries.

Responding to the scene were the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, Blackduck Police Department, Blackduck Ambulance, Blackduck First Responders and the Blackduck Fire Department.

The accident remains under investigation.

Pioneer staff reports