Man dead after 2 motorcycles crash on I-39 near Portage

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Published: Apr. 15, 2021 at 9:12 PM CDT
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PORTAGE, Wis. (WMTV) - The Wisconsin State Patrol reported a 45-year-old man from Medford is dead after a two motorcycle crash on I-39 southbound near Portage.

Authorities said the two motorcycles had been traveling together near the 90/94/78 interchange on I-39. Witnesses said the motorcycles made contact with each other while going on a curve and traveled into a ditch.

Emergency crews responded and found one of the bikers was unresponsive and started CPR. The subject later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other biker was treated for minor injuries at the scene and was released.

Authorities say an investigation is still ongoing.

This is an ongoing story. NBC15 will update it when more information becomes available.

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