Name released in Ironwood accident

The Ironwood Public Safety Department has released the name of the man involved in a motorcycle accident from Tuesday night.

He is Warren Watkins, 49, from Hurley, Wisconsin.  Watkins remains hospitalized after the crash that occurred near the St. Vincent De Paul Store on Aurora Street in Ironwood.  He condition is not being released; he is currently in Duluth, Minnesota at St. Mary’s Hospital.

The Ironwood Public Safety Department says the accident is still under investigation.  Police say Watkins was not wearing a helmet, and alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the accident.