RUSK COUNTY (Update) -- The Rusk County Sheriff's Office says that the victim in last week's fatal motorcycle crash was 58-year-old Dwight John Cooley of Ladysmith, Wisconsin.

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Motorcycle Fatality in Rusk County

Saturday, August 11, 2018 | DrydenWire

RUSK COUNTY -- A driver of a motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene after the driver was rear-ended by another vehicle, according to a press release from the Rusk County Sheriff's Office.

(Press Release) – On Saturday, August 11, 2018, at about 5:25 pm, a motorcycle travelling westbound on USH 8 was attempting [to] make a left turn onto CTY B in the Village of Glen Flora, County of Rusk when it was rear-ended by a vehicle travelling westbound on USH 8.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Names are not being released until family notification has been made.

The crash is still under investigation by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol.

Per Jeffery S Wallace, Rusk County Sheriff

Last Update: Aug 13, 2018 3:08 pm CDT

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