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BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - A motorcycle rider is killed in Jackson County Tuesday night after troopers say the rider swerved to miss a deer.
The state patrol says it happened near Black River Falls just north of Highway 27 on Oakridge Road. The victim's name has not been released. Troopers say at 5:15 p.m. the rider lost control trying to avoid the deer, was thrown off the Harley and slid down the road.
The person was not wearing a helmet and troopers say the driver died on the way to the hospital.