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Lowry couple seriously hurt in motorcycle-deer collision

A couple from Lowry suffered serious injuries Friday afternoon when the motorcycle they were riding on struck a deer near Deer River on Minnesota Highway 6 in Itasca County.

Daniel Chan, 60, was driving the 2008 Yamaha Road Star and his wife, Marilyn Chan, 58, was a passenger, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The Chans, who were both wearing helmets, were taken to a hospital in Deer River with "serious injuries," the patrol reported.

The call about the crash came in at 12:38 p.m.