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Northland motorcycle rider injured after hitting vehicle that failed to yield

A 60-year-old Babbitt man was injured Monday evening when his motorcycle struck a vehicle that had failed to yield.

Robert Smith was listed in fair condition Tuesday morning at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

The collision occurred at the intersection of County Highway 21 and Wahlsten Road in Embarrass at about 5:40 p.m., the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported. The driver of the vehicle Smith hit was cited, authorities said, but that person’s name was not released.

Babbitt Ambulance and the Embarrass Fire Department also responded to the scene.

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