On Sept. 11 at approximately 4:20 p.m. the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a motor accident at County Road 10 and St. Anna Dr. in Albany Township. The accident was between an International tractor pulling a silage box and a motorcycle.
The tractor being driven by 47-year-old Erivn Hartung of Upsala was traveling southbound on County Road 10. The Harley Davidson motorcycle being driven by 78-year-old Warren Krupke of Paynesville was also south bound at the time of accident. The tractor began making a left hand turn onto St. Anna Drive; about the same time Krupke was attempting to pass it. Krupke was unable to stop and struck the rear of the silage box.
Krupke was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital ER by Gold Cross Ambulance with non-life threating injuries. Hartung was not injured in the accident.