Harley Enters Ditch, Rider Taken To Hospital

Calumet, Iowa — A Tea, SD man was taken to a hospital after an accident near Calumet recently.

The Iowa State Patrol reports that 36-year-old Timothy Hilston of Tea, SD was driving a 2020 Harley Davidson Softtail motorcycle eastbound on B62, a mile south of Calumet, just east of Highway 59.

They tell us that for an unknown reason, Hilston lost control and the bike entered the north ditch.

The Cherokee Ambulance took Hilston to Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospital, with what were thought to be serious injuries. The report indicates he was not wearing a helmet.

Hilston’s Harley Davidson Softtail sustained $5000 in damages.

According to the report, no charges were filed.


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