TOWN OF BUENA VISTA
- A motorcyclist died Thursday night after crashing in Portage County.
The Portage County Sheriff's Office reports the 20-year-old man was riding on County Highway J in the Town of Buena Vista around 7:00 p.m. when he lost control on a curve and went off the road. The rider hit a utility pole and died at the scene.
Police are not identifying the man until Friday, but they did report he was from the Town of Almond.
Officers believe speed led to the crash. The man was wearing a helmet.
Plover Ambulance, Plover Fire and Rescue, Plover EMS, the Portage County Coroner, and Portage County Chaplain Service all responded.