BARRON COUNTY - A motorcycle vs deer collision has resulted in the death of a 44-year-old male from Dallas, WI, according to a press release from Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald.
On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 8:22 pm the Barron County 911 Center received a call of a motorcycle crash on 18th Street near 8th Ave, southeast of Barron.
Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department along with the Barron and Chetek Police Departments, Chetek Ambulance, Chetek Fire, Barron County First Responders, and Mayo Helicopter responded to the scene.
Initial investigation shows a 44-year-old male from Dallas was traveling on 18th St when he struck a deer. He was flown from the scene but was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
This is Barron County’s 5th traffic fatality of the year on Barron County roadways.
-- Per Chris Fitzgerald, Barron County Sheriff