Loading
Search
TOP STORY

Motorcycle crash kills rider in Wood CountySubmitted: 07/28/2017
WOOD COUNTY - A motorcycle crash in Wood County Thursday night left the rider dead in a ditch.

About 10:30 p.m. Thursday, the Wood County Sheriff's Department got word a damaged motorcycle had been found lying on Lone Pine Road in the Town of Sigel.




Deputies found the man who had been riding the motorcycle in a ditch nearby.

He had died from injuries suffered in the crash.

The motorcycle apparently got into the grass of the road's shoulder, and then went on into the ditch.

Then the motorcycle flipped and tossed off the rider.

The accident remains under investigation.

Story By: Newswatch 12 News Team

Text Size: + Increase | Decrease -
 Print Story Print Story | Email Story Email Story






 REGIONAL NEWS

WAUPACA COUNTY - Investigators believe the death of a Waupaca County boy was a tragic accident.

15 year old Jacob Peglow, of Waupaca, was shot by a 17 year old friend.

+ Read More

OCONTO - Logging crews in northern Wisconsin are trying to make up for rainy weather that's slowed down their operations.

Logging experts tell WLUK-TV that it typically takes three or four days of dry weather for the ground to be parched enough for trucks to operate on logging roads.

+ Read More

MADISON - Now that Wisconsin has landed a coveted Foxconn plant it will need to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce than the assembly lines that established the state's manufacturing legacy.

The electronics giant known for making Apple products in China Foxconn has not said what type of jobs it will offer in order to produce liquid-crystal display panels that are used in televisions and computer screens. But some of the higher-end positions could be for engineers and software developers and those jobs aren't always easy to fill.

+ Read More

MADISON - A judge has ordered computer maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages.

In 2015, a jury found Apple infringed on a patent held by the foundation, which supports research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The patent involves chip technology developed at the university. The technology was used in processors installed by Apple in a number of products.

+ Read More

MADISON - An invitation to President Donald Trump's afternoon news conference with Wisconsin officials says electronics giant Foxconn will build a liquid-crystal display panel plant in Wisconsin.

The Associated Press obtained the invitation from a person with knowledge of the Wednesday afternoon event at the White House. The person doesn't have authorization to publicly release the information.

+ Read More

OSHKOSH - A small eastern Wisconsin airport gets the designation of "world's busiest" once a year during a yearly plane convention.

That makes for a lot of coordination and communication among the pilots and air traffic controllers during the weeklong Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

+ Read More

EAU CLAIRE - Eau Claire police have identified a 59-year-old man who was fatally shot by an officer last weekend.

Authorities say Eau Claire resident Michael Caponigro fired at officers who were checking on his welfare Saturday night after receiving a report that he had made "homicidal and suicidal" comments to an acquaintance.

+ Read More
+ More Regional News
Search: 








Click Here