Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Saturday, June 30, at 5:04 p.m. the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Watkins Ambulance, and Kimball Area Fire and Rescue were dispatched to CR 48 and 155th Street in Maine Prairie Township for a motorcycle accident with injuries. The driver of the blue 1997 Harley Davidson Dyna Glide, Thomas Harold Winter, age 44, of Avon was in a large group of motorcycles northbound on CR 48 in Maine Prairie Township northwest of Kimball, when some of the group slowed to make left-hand turns at 155th Street. Winter had to brake hard, and laid the bike down on its side. His passenger, Rosemary Margaret Dobis, age 41, of Avon, was thrown from the bike along with Winter. Both were treated at the scene by Kimball Area Fire and Rescue and taken to the St. Cloud Hospital by Watkins Ambulance for further treatment of their injuries. The accident is currently under investigation by the Sheriff's Office.