A man suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident in Fosston, Minn.

According to a release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Carl James Gustafson, 22, crashed his motorcycle on Ninth Street Northwest near the intersection of Mark Avenue North at 7:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.

The motorcycle struck a tree and threw Gustafson, who was transported by helicopter to Sanford Hospital in Fargo. An initial investigation suggests speed was a factor, according to the report.

This crash is under investigation. No further information was released. Also responding to the incident were the Essentia Ambulance, Fosston Fire Department and the Minnesota State Patrol.

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