Turtle Lake man hurt in motorcycle crash

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department along with the Turtle Lake Police
Department, Almena Fire Department, Mayo Ambulance, Turtle Lake First Responders
and Life Link Helicopter responded to the scene.

BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- Investigators say speed is a factor in a motorcycle crash that left the driver hurt.

Ben Stuivenga, 25, of Turtle Lake was riding the motorcycle just after noon Friday on County Road P, south of Almena. The Barron County Sheriff's Department says he collided with a deer. Deputies found the motorcycle in a field. Stuivenga ended up with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. He was flown to the hospital.

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