Zumbro Falls, MN (KROC-AM News)- A Hastings motorcyclist is fighting for his life after crashing in Wabasha County Saturday afternoon. 

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The State Patrol received the report of the crash shortly after 1:45 p.m. It happened along a curvy stretch of highway in Gilford Township, which is east of Zumbro Falls. 

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The state crash report indicates the motorcycle had lost control on Hwy. 60 and entered the ditch. Its direction of travel was not listed in the report. 

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The operator is identified as 43-year-old Douglas James Gustafson of Hastings. He was taken from the crash scene to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester with what are being described as life-threatening injuries. 

The report indicates Gustafson was wearing a helmet and that alcohol was not involved in the severe-injury crash. The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office and Zumbro Falls Fire Department also responded to the crash.

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