One person dead after Portage Co. crash - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

One person dead after Portage Co. crash


A Greenville man has been killed after a crash in Portage County.

It happened at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday on State Highway 34 and County Highway P in the Town of Carson.

According to the Portage County Sheriff's Department, a motorcyclist, Michael Lipske, 56, failed to stop at a stop sign and was hit by a truck. Lipske, of Greenville, was thrown from the bike. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver was not hurt, officials said.

Portage County Sheriff's officials say they don't believe alcohol played a role in the crash.

The crash is under investigation.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at