Saturday morning a motorcyclist and his passenger were injured when he lost control of the cycle while driving at a high rate of speed eastbound on 4th Street South at 5th Avenue South.

22-year old Jeffrey Hortian of Saint Cloud and his passenger, 19-year old Sara Maria Rafferty of St. Cloud were taken to Saint Cloud Hospital with unspecified injuries.

Neither were wearing helmets and charges are pending lab results from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.