Motorcycle Accident Update from 10-18-15

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 08, 2015

On October 18, 2015 the DCSO investigated a motorcycle accident in the 1500 block of M56.  Nicholas Watts (26) of Spirit Lake was northbound on M56 when he failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of the motorcycle.  Watts was ejected from the motorcycle and landed in the ditch.  Watts sustained incapacitating injuries and was transported to the hospital.  Watts was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson.  An estimate of $750 of damage was assessed to the motorcycle.  The DCSO received lab results back from the DCI Lab and Watts was charged with OWI 2nd Offense and Failure to Maintain Control.

The DCSO was assisted by the Spirit Lake Police Department, Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance, Spirit Lake First Responders, and Bob's Auto Body of Milford.

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