AVON -- A St. Joseph woman was hurt in a motorcycle crash near Avon yesterday (Monday) morning.

Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner says the incident happened shortly after 8:00 a.m. near the intersection of 1st Street Southeast and Norway Road, just east of Avon.

Fifty-seven-year-old Diane Bauer was riding her motorcycle eastbound on 1st Street Southeast when she lost control going around a left hand curve and landed in the ditch.

Bauer was taken away by ambulance to the St. Cloud Hospital.