DELANO, MN – A motorcycle crash has claimed the life of Sandy Griebel, 60, of Delano.
According to Carver County Sheriff Jason Kamerud, his office was dispatched to crash involving a motorcycle and a deer on Carver County Road 10 near 46th Street in Watertown Township at 9:24 p.m. Tuesday.
Griebel was the passenger on the motorcyle driven by Brett “Jim” Griebel. She was transported to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, transferred to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, and succumbed to her injuries early Wednesday morning.
Jim was not seriously injured.
Funeral services for Sandy will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Motley Free Methodist Church, 33 Wellwood St. E. Visitation will occur from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano. Visitation will continue from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the church in Motley prior to the services. Interment will be in the Motley Public Cemetery.
See the Aug. 2 edition of the Delano Herald Journal for a full obituary.
Kamerud did not believe helmets were worn at the time of the crash.
“It’s a tragic incident to be certain,” he said.
His office was assisted by Ridgeview Ambulance, Watertown Fire Department, and Minnesota State Patrol, which reconstructed the crash.