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Illinois man injured in motorcycle crash north of TomahawkSubmitted: 09/13/2018
Illinois man injured in motorcycle crash north of Tomahawk
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

TOMAHAWK - Medics took an Illinois man to the hospital after a motorcycle crash near Tomahawk on Thursday afternoon.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says the 42-year-old man from Gurnee, Ill. crashed into a motorcycle driven by a 38-year-old man from St. Francis, Wis. that was riding in the same group and slowing to turn from County Highway A onto Muskellunge Lake Road.


The 42-year-old was thrown from his motorcycle. Tomahawk EMS took the man to Ascension Sacred Heart before he was flown to Aspirus Wausau Hospital. The man was not wearing a helmet.  Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

The other rider was not hurt.

The Wisconsin State Patrol and Tomahawk Fire Department helped at the scene.

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Columbia County sheriff's authorities say the men were in a Toyota 4Runner that collided with a Chevrolet Silverado at an intersection on State Highway 127 on Saturday.

Authorities say the Toyota SUV apparently failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign. The three men died at the scene. Authorities say they apparently were not wearing seat belts.

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RHINELANDER - A man died after a house fire in Rhinelander on Friday night.

According to a press release from the Rhinelander Police Department, Rhinelander police and firefighters responded to the fire at 320 Rose Street near Hodag Park around 7:30 p.m.  

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Emergency responders got the call around 7:30 p.m. for a home near Hodag Park.

Steve Smith heard a dispatch call over his step-sons radio about the fire at his neighbor's home on Rose Street.

"We walked out the front door and it was plain as day," said Smith. "The flames were rolling out of the front window."

At first, Smith wasn't sure if anyone was in the home. "There was a man they brought out," said Smith. "unfortunately, I heard he was deceased,"

Police Chief Lloyd Gauthier confirmed the victim was found dead on the scene.

"Life saving measures were done by the paramedics. Unfortunately, the male had passed away," said Gauthier. "At this point, it appears that it was due to something left on the stove."

Gauthier says more details about the victim will be released on Monday. 

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