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Motorcycle crash victim still in critical condition

EMERSON – A Morrison man remains in critical condition at a Rockford hospital a week after he was injured when his motorcycle crashed into a guardrail shortly before midnight Aug. 3.

Jamison E. Smith, 43, was westbound on a 1997 Harley-Davidson on the newly paved Emerson Road when he missed a curve and crashed into a guardrail at the bridge at Emerson Road and the base of Mill Street, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.

He was taken to CGH Medical Center, then airlifted to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

The crash is under investigation.

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