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Lowry man injured in motorcycle crash

A 34-year-old Lowry man was taken to the hospital Tuesday after crashing his motorcycle.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Nathanial Tahtinen was driving his 1985 Harley Davidson when he saw a deer in the road and upon braking to avoid the animal, lost control and crashed. He was not wearing a helmet, according to the State Patrol report.

Tahtinen was taken to the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood for non-life threatening injuries. The crash took place on Highway 55 near mile marker 65 in Reno Township. Assisting the State Patrol were the Pope County Sheriff’s Office and the Glenwood Police Department.

Celeste Edenloff

Celeste is a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press and has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in June 2016 to report on the community she calls home. Besides writing articles for the Echo Press, she has a blog, “Newspaper Girl on the Run.” Celeste is on a continuous healthy living journey and loves to teach bootcamp fitness classes and run. She has participated in more than 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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