2 motorcyclists killed in head-on crash in Isanti County

Two motorcyclists were killed in Isanti County in a head-on crash on Saturday night.

Just before 10 p.m., a Harley-Davidson was traveling south on Highway 47 at 253rd Avenue NW in Stanford Township when it crossed the center line and struck a northbound Ford Taurus head-on with 4 passengers from Cambridge, Minn. inside. Steven Gohr, 61, of Andover was driving the motorcycle with Anita Kemp, 47, of Andover was riding with him. Both motorcyclists were ejected and killed. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash. State Patrol officials did not say if they were wearing helmets.

The four people in the Taurus, Daniel, Karen, Emily and Abbie Higley, were all brought to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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