Update: 19-Year-Old Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Bemidji
Update: The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office has released more information on Tuesday’s fatal motorcycle crash in Bemidji.
According to a release from Sheriff Jason Riggs, a deputy was on patrol along Carr Lake Rd. SE in Bemidji Township when they observed a group of motorcycles turn on the road and accelerate at a high rate of speed, reportedly to 70 mph in a 55 mph zone.
The deputy pursued the motorcycles and eventually was northbound on Jefferson Ave. SW when only one motorcycle was still visible, where the driver was reportedly attempting to flee at speeds in excess of 100 mph. The motorcycle approached the roundabout before the deputy lost visual contact.
Shortly afterwards, a motorcycle was located north of the roundabout and had indications it had been in a crash. The driver, identified as 19-year-old Tristan Channing Secor, was located in the grassy area of the roundabout. Lifesaving measures were performed and Secor was transported to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
A 19-year-old Bemidji man died Tuesday night after a motorcycle crash in Bemidji.
Law enforcement received a call that there was a crash at Jefferson Avenue SW and Division Street W around 11:22 pm.
The victim was later identified as 19-year-old Tristan Channing Secor of Bemidji. He was transferred to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center and died as a result of his injuries.
According to the crash report, Secor was wearing a helmet.