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Man, woman from Newport in head-on motorcycle crash in St. Johnsbury

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ST. JOHNSBURY — A man and woman from Newport were taken to the hospital after their motorcycle was hit head-on in St. Johnsbury over the weekend.

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Stephen Ellis, 45, and Kristy Ellis, 43, were riding a 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Memorial Drive at around 7:30 p.m., when the incident took place.

Bradford King, 77, of St. Johnsbury, was headed in the opposite direction and attempting to turn into a parking lot, when he struck the motorcycle head-on.

The collision caused heavy damage to both vehicles, police say.

Both Stephen and Kristy Ellis were injured and taken to Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital.

According to the police report, Kristy Ellis suffered abrasions, cuts and bruises to the body.

The bike was totaled in the crash.