UPDATE: 7/14/2019 4:44 p.m.
MARINETTE COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) — The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who died in a motorcycle crash on Saturday evening.
The man has been identified as 64-year-old Scott Rupert of Marinette.
Officials say the crash still remains under investigation.
Original Story: 7/13/2019 10:49 p.m.
MARINETTE COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) — One man is dead after hitting a deer, going off road and crashing into some trees.
The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office says around 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 13 officials received a call of a motorcycle crash on Perch Lake Road in the Town of Wausaukee. Deputies and first responders all were called to the scene.
Officials say the investigation revealed a witness saw a motorcycle heading eastbound ahead of him hit a deer in the road and then go off the road into some pine trees.
The man who died was a 64-year-old man from Marinette. His name is being withheld at this time.
The investigation is ongoing and this is the 5th traffic fatality in Marinette County in this year.