At 11:41 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a personal-injury accident involving two motorcycles on County State Aid Highway 34, north of 293rd Street in Forest City Township. Meeker County Deputies, Litchfield Police, Mayo Ambulance, and Litchfield Rescue responded to the scene.
Deputies learned Scott Karg, 42 of Glencoe, was driving a motorcycle north on CSAH 34 when he lost control and went down. Joshua Compton, 39 of Glencoe, was driving a motorcycle near Scott Karg and tried to avoid
hitting him; he went down on his motorcycle as well. Scott Karg was transported by Mayo Ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital and later transported by Life link Helicopter to St. Cloud Hospital with possible life-threatening injuries. Joshua Compton was transported by a private party to the hospital.