TOWN OF SARATOGA, Wis. — One person is dead and another injured after their motorcycle collided with a deer in central Wisconsin.
The Wood County Sheriff’s Department says the motorcycle was traveling on Wisconsin Highway 73 on Saturday when a deer ran into its path. The motorcycle struck the deer and overturned several times, throwing the driver and passenger.
The driver died at the scene. The passenger was flown to a Marshfield hospital. The sheriff’s office says the passenger’s condition is unknown.
Authorities say both the driver and passenger were wearing helmets. Their names were not immediately released.