Medford man killed in Columbia County motorcycle crash

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Published: Apr. 16, 2021 at 9:22 AM CDT
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PORTAGE, Wis. (WSAW) - A 45-year-old Medford man has died of injuries he sustained when he collided with another motorcycle in Columbia County.

Authorities said the two motorcycles had been traveling together near the 90/94/78 interchange on I-39 around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses said the motorcycles collided on a curve and traveled into a ditch.

Emergency crews responded and found one of the bikers was unresponsive and began life-saving measures, but the man died at the scene.

The other biker was treated for minor injuries at the scene and was released.

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