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1 dead, 1 injured after motorcycle crash in Sawyer County

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SAWYER CO., WI -- One man died and one woman hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following a crash in Sawyer County.

According to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office, authorities responded to the crash at 1:37 p.m. Monday on County Highway CC in Hunter, WI.

Initial investigation and eyewitnesses indicate a motorcycle operated by a 60-year old man and the 58-year-old woman passenger were traveling south on County Highway CC when the motorcycle crossed over the center-line and struck a oncoming SUV operated by a 63-year-old man.

The male driver of the motorcycle sustained fatal injuries and pronounced dead at the scene.

The female passenger was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver and passenger of the SUV were not injured.

The accident is under investigation by the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office and the Wisconsin State patrol.

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Brandon Gordon

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