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Grand Forks man injured in motorcycle crash

A Grand Forks man was hospitalized Tuesday after crashing his motorcycle on North Columbia Road north of the county fairgrounds.

According to police, Matthew Mireault, 20, was driving a red 2009 Honda motorcycle north on Columbia Road, north of the intersection with Bacon Road, near the intersection of North Washington Street and Columbia Road about 7:30 p.m.

He lost control, the bike left the road, hit a driveway and came to rest in the ditch. Mireault was thrown from the bike. He was taken to Altru Hospital. A nursing supervisor said he would be spending the night but that his injuries are not life-threatening.

Police said the investigation into the accident isn't complete.

Grand Forks Police were assisted at the scene by Grand Forks Fire and paramedics from Altru Hospital.

The crash is still being investigated.

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