Motorcyclist killed in crash with farm tractor in Chisago County

A 67-year-old Lindstrom man died in the crash.
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A collision between a motorcycle and a farm tractor was fatal for the motorcyclist on Saturday. 

The State Patrol reports that a man driving a Honda motorcycle was westbound on Highway 8 while a 1968 International farming tractor was southbound on County Road 21 – and they collided at the intersection, located on the south side of Shafer. 

Gregory Michael Stage, 67, of Lindstrom, was pronounced dead at the scene. Stage was wearing a helmet, according to the crash report. 

The man behind the wheel of the tractor, a 59-year-old from Shafer, was not injured. 

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. 

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