Sheriff: Motorcyclist tried to recover from off-roading before fatal accident


CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — A motorcyclist died from injuries sustained in a crash Saturday afternoon in Chippewa County.

The Wisconsin State Patrol and Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle accident near Chippewa Falls around 4:57 p.m.

Rescuers discovered that the motorcyclist was dead on arrival.

Police say the initial investigation suggests the motorcycle ran off the road, tried to recover but was unsuccessful.

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The crash is under investigation.