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Man hit while riding motorcycle sustains minor injuries

Mitchell Police Division. (Republic file photo)

A man riding a motorcycle was minorly injured in a crash Saturday afternoon in Mitchell.

At 4:42 p.m., Karen Bower, 62, of Draper, reportedly ran a red light while eastbound on 12th Avenue, hitting the 35-year-old man on a motorcycle who was going south on Main Street.

The man was wearing a helmet when the crash occurred, and it is not currently known if Bower was wearing a seat belt.

Authorities said that the motorcycle sustained heavy damage, while Bower's vehicle was lightly damaged around the front driver's-side wheel area.

Bower has been charged with a stoplight violation.

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