Man in critical condition following motorcycle crash with deer in Wood Co.

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TOWN OF SARATOGA, Wis. (WEAU) -- Two people are injured, and one is in critical condition, following a motorcycle crash.

It happened Tuesday around 7 p.m. on County Highway Z in the Town of Saratoga, just south of Wisconsin Rapids.

According to deputies, 51-year-old Steven Pfahning and his passenger were thrown from the bike after hitting a deer. Pfahning suffered critical injuries and was airlifted to a hospital. His passenger suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to a hospital but later released.

Pfahning remains in critical condition.

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