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UPDATE: Aniwa Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: 6/14 at 4:49 p.m.

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the a 60-year-old man who died following a motorcycle accident northeast of Wausau.

Authorities say Daniel Barthels, of Aniwa was critically injured after he struck a deer on County Road Z while riding his motorcycle.

Barthels died Thursday around noon at a Wausau hospital.

ORIGINAL STORY: 6/12 at 1:11 p.m.

A 60-year-old man is in serious condition after he struck a deer Wednesday morning with his motorcycle.

A Patrol Lieutenant with the Marathon County Sheriff's Department says the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on County Road Z and 97th Street just a few miles northeast of Wausau, in the Town of Wausau.

The crash is still under investigation.

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