Man and Woman From Monticello Seriously Injured When Motorcycle Hits Deer


A man and woman from Monticello were seriously injured when the motorcycle they were on hit a deer in Sibley County just before 5:30 Saturday evening.

The State Patrol says 59-year-old Curtis Bechtold and 55-year-old Carmen Bechtold were both taken to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The Patrol says Curtis Bechtold was driving northbound on Highway 5 near 170th Avenue in Washington Lake Township when they hit the deer.

Neither was wearing a helment.


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