Update: Neenah woman identified as victim in bicycle accident in Waupaca County

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MONDAY 7/20/2020 3:46 p.m.

DAYTON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office have released the names of the persons involved in the incident that left one bicyclist dead in the Town of Dayton on Thursday afternoon.

Deputies say the victim, 67-year-old Debra Johnson from Neenah, was riding her bike northbound on Holmnlane Road and was turning left to go westbound on Stratton Lake Road when she was struck by a car traveling eastbound on Stratton Lake Road.

Officials say Johnson was flown to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities say the driver of the vehicle, identified as 20-year-old Owen Ward from Waupaca, was uninjured during the incident.

FRIDAY 7/17/2020 3:45 p.m.

DAYTON, Wis. (WFRV) – One bicyclist is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the Town of Dayton of Thursday afternoon.

The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office says police responded around 1:30 p.m. to a report of a vehicle versus bicycle crash near the intersection of Stratton Lake Road and Holmnlane Road in the Town of Dayton.

After further investigation police determined a bicyclist was traveling northbound on Holmnlane Road and was turning left to go westbound on Stratton Lake Road when they were struck by a car traveling eastbound on Stratton Lake Road.

Officials report the bicyclist was flown from the scene to a local hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

Police say the driver of the vehicle was not injured.

The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office reports the incident remains under investigation at this time.

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