Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle.More >>
Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle. People at the track observed a moment of silence for Trickle. He died Thursday in an apparent suicide at the age of 71. Race organizers said the event brought in more than 1,500 fans to watch the season's opening race and to remember Trickle's successful career."More >>
According to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department, a motorcycle and vehicle crashed around 5:00 p.m. on Friday evening.
Authorities said the crash happened on County Highway W in the town of Presque Isle.
The sheriff's department said the driver of the vehicle, Nathan La Chapelle, made a left turn off of County Highway W into Skyview Supper Club and the motorcycle, driven by a 47-year-old Mequon man, was struck by the vehicle.
The driver of the motorcycle was flown to Aspirus Hospital in Wausau with serious injuries.
The Vilas County Sheriff's Department is continuing to investigate the crash.
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