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Aniwa motorcyclist killed in crash with deer


WAUSAU (WAOW) - The Marathon County Sheriff's Department says a 60-year-old motorcyclist has died from injuries he suffered following a crash with a deer.

Lt. Frank Hanousek said Daniel Barthels, 60, of Aniwa hit the deer on County Road Z about seven miles east of Wausau about 6:35 a.m. on Wednesday.

He died Thursday at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Hanousek said Friday.

Barthels was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, the investigator said.

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