One Dead, One Injured In Motorcycle Accident Near Brainerd

Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 7:23 am

A 51-year-old Wisconsin woman was killed and her husband critically injured after the motorcycle they were on collided with a car Friday night north of Brainerd, the State Patrol reports.

Ann M. Murphy, of Racine, Wis., was riding on a motorcycle driven by her husband, Michael J. Murphy, 52, also of Racine, Wis.

Both Michael and Ann Murphy were wearing helmets when the collision happened. Ann Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene. Michael Murphy was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, where Sunday a hospital spokeswoman said he was in critical condition.

The driver of the car suffered no apparent injuries, the State Patrol reported.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

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