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Police caution drivers to stay safe during Fall Ride in TomahawkSubmitted: 09/13/2017
Erin Beu
Erin Beu
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ebeu@wjfw.com

Police caution drivers to stay safe during Fall Ride in Tomahawk
TOMAHAWK - Every year for the last 36 years, thousands of motorcyclists have come to Tomahawk for the annual Fall Ride.

The event is a fun tradition that raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

However, that many people in town can cause problems.

Tomahawk Police Chief Al Elvins says it's all up to the drivers to keep this a safe and accident free event.

"We've had issues during the Fall Ride with alcohol related crashes; we've had some where speed has been a factor. Watch out for cars. Drive defensively; we say that both to motorcyclists and the vehicle drivers,"said Elvins.

Tomahawk PD will have extra officers on duty this weekend to help patrol the event.

Fall Ride kicks off its celebration Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in Tomahawk.


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