Motorcyclist killed in Saturday crash in Chippewa County

Motorcycle Crash
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Published: Sep. 20, 2020 at 7:21 PM CDT
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - David R Prestebak, a 63-year old from Menomonie, was killed in a motorcycle crash on Saturday in Chippewa County.

According to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received reports of a crash on Saturday at 7:38 p.m. on State Highway 64 at 205th St. in the Township of Cleveland. An initial investigation suggests a SUV, driven by Justin D Bleskachek a 35-year old from Chippewa Falls, was driving east on State Highway 64 when his car crossed the center line on a curve and collided with the motorcycle heading in the opposite direction.

The sheriff’s office says the Prestebak was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV was treated at the scene.

According to the report authorities do not believe alcohol played a role in the crash.

The incident remains under investigation.

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