June 17, 2020 – Dodge Co., WI – On June 16, 2020 at about 11:15 p.m. the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motorcycle vs. deer crash on STH 73 north of CTH G in the Town of Westford.
Preliminary investigation shows the operator of the motorcycle, a 41-year-old male from Beaver Dam, was northbound on STH 73 and was unable to avoid a deer in the roadway. After colliding with the deer, the operator was thrown from the motorcycle causing critical, life-threatening injuries to his head.
The operator was flown by Med Flight to UW-Madison Hospital. The operator of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor; however a 24-year-old male operating a separate motorcycle in the group was arrested for Operating while Intoxicated.
Neither operator’s name is being released at this time.
The crash is under investigation by Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol TRU. Randolph Police Department, Randolph EMS, DCERT, Randolph EMS, Randolph Fire Dept, Beaver Dam Paramedics and Med Flight