UPDATE: One person dead, one injured in motorcycle crash
PEPIN COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - The Pepin County Sheriff’s Office says one person is seriously hurt and one person is dead after the motorcycle they were riding crashed into a deer.
Deputies say the crash happened just after 9:30 Wednesday morning on County Road SS near the intersection with Bignell Hill Lane.
71-year-old Charles Hooker and 70-year-old Janice Hidde-Hooker - both from Minnesota - were thrown from the motorcycle when it hit the deer.
They were taken to a Rochester hospital with what’s described as life-threatening injuries.
Charles Hooker died in the hospital as a result of his injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
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