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1 dead in Oneida Co. motorcycle crash

in Breaking News/Sirens

By Shereen Siewert

One person is dead after a motorcycle crash late Wednesday in Sugar Camp, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department.

At about 10:23 p.m. Aug. 28, a 911 caller reported a motorcycle lying in the roadway on Hwy. 17 north. The caller reported that the motorcycle driver was not breathing.

The driver was pronounced dead when rescue crews arrived at the scene, according to the release. The victim’s name has not yet been released.

A portion of Hwy. 17 remained closed as of 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

Oneida County deputies along with the Oneida County Ambulance, the Wisconsin Highway Patrol, the Rhinelander Police Department, the Three Lakes Police Department, and the Sugar Camp Fire Department responded to the crash.  The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office will be completing the accident report and the Wisconsin State Patrol is completing a reconstruction of the crash, which remains under investigation.

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