1 dead, 1 injured after Barron County motorcycle crash

Updated: May. 13, 2021 at 10:56 AM CDT
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BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - One person died at the scene of a Barron County motorcycle crash, and another was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says Richard Knoll, 63, was the driver of a three wheeled motorcycle who was headed north on Highway 53 between Chetek and New Auburn Wednesday afternoon. Knoll left the roadway causing him and the passenger, 72-year-old Lois Allen, to be ejected.

Knoll was pronounced dead at the scene and Allen was taken to a hospital with injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.

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