Colfax teen dies after crashing motorcycle into trees

By: Duane Wolter Email
By: Duane Wolter Email

COLFAX, WIS. (WEAU)- A Colfax teen is dead after a high speed chase early Tuesday afternoon.

It happened just before two on county road "M" near Colfax.

The Dunn County Sheriff's Department says an officer tried to pull over the 19-year-old motorcycle driver. That's when he took off.

Less than a mile down the road, he couldn’t make a turn and crashed into some trees.

He was thrown from the bike, and pronounced dead at the scene.

His name has not been released.

WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 271018041 -
Gray Television, Inc.