A rural Sparta man was injured as a result of two-vehicle crash late Saturday afternoon.  Monroe County authorities said, “At 5:44pm 56-year old Robert Cooper was operating a motorcycle west on Highway 21 at the intersection of  County Road ET in the Town of LaGrange.  As a pickup in front of him made a left turn on County Road ET, Cooper attempted to pass the truck being driving by 38-year old Jason Hunt of Tomah and both vehicles collided.  Cooper and his cycle went off the roadway into the ditch.  He was medically transported to Tomah Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Cooper was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.”