Thief River Falls Radio received a news tip this morning of a motorcycle versus Tractor Trailer accident this morning. The caller said the accident had occurred at the intersection of US Highway 1 and 140th Avenue Northwest-near the three-way intersection commonly known as the “Y.”
The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver of a motorcycle died in the incident and that the driver of the semi was not injured. Social media has widely reported the victim as Christopher Dillman.
The two vehicle wreck reportedly happened just before 10 a.m. along Hwy 1 about 6 1/2 miles west of Thief River Falls. This is preliminary information only and Thief River Radio will post more updated information when the State Patrol issues their report.