Glad they were wearing helmets | Detroit Lakes Online
Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Sgt. Jesse Grabow inspects the dented and scratched helmets of Todd and Nancy Pearson, who survived a motorcycle vs. deer accident in northern Becker County thanks to wearing their helmets. BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE

Glad they were wearing helmets

Email News Alerts

In the words of Becker County Deputy Sid Canham, you never see anything good at the scene of a motorcycle-deer accident.

He was the first law enforcement officer on the scene after Todd Pearson,  a state trooper who was motorcycling on Becker County Road 37 in his off time with his wife, Nancy, hit a deer.

Advertisement

For Todd, it meant five broken ribs, a punctured lung and a bruised liver. Nancy suffered a nasty road rash.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement