Wadena Man Leads Authorities On High Speed Chase
A 20-year-old Wadena man was injured Friday when he crashed a motorcycle while leading state troopers in a high-speed chase.
The Minnesota State Patrol reported on Friday that state troopers attempted to make a traffic stop on a 2001 Yamaha motorcycle. The motorcycle failed to yield, beginning a traffic pursuit that continued at speeds reaching 115 mph. The motorcycle lost control and crashed at 275th Avenue and 428th Street near Vergas.
20-year-old Blaine J. Cooper, suffered non-life-threatening injury in the crash. He was wearing a helmet. Cooper was transported to Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes. Cooper was taken into custody in the Becker County Jail on Sunday.