Jet ski, trailer stolen near Pelican Rapids

By Tom Hintgen

Otter Tail County Correspondent 

Sheriff deputies, on June 16, reported injuries during a motorcycle accident and 4-wheeler accident in Otter Tail County.

The motorcycle accident took place close to 4:30 p.m. near Highway 46 east of Parkers Prairie. The cycle driver, heading eastward, avoided hitting a deer but went down and slid on the highway. The male driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.

The 4-wheeler accident took place at 10:47 p.m. on Sunny Drive near Jewett Lake, north of Fergus Falls. One person, not wearing a helmet, was injured and possibly sustained broken ribs. The victim was taken to an area hospital.

Theft reported

The theft of a jet ski and trailer was reported by sheriff deputies on June 17. The location of the thefts was San Dee Cove Drive, on the east side of North Lake Lida and east of Pelican Rapids.

Deputies said the thefts likely took place between June 9 and June 16. The jet ski and trailer were entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).