Motorcyclist hits deer resulting in fatal crash

WAUSAUKEE, Wisc. (WLUC) - UPDATE: The name of the man who was involved in the fatal motorcycle crash has been released.

According to The Marinette County Sheriff Office, the victim has been identified as Scott Rupert.
The Marinette County Sheriff's Office responded to fatal motorcycle crash Saturday evening.

Around 7 p.m., officers responded to the motorcycle crash near Perch Lake, west of Russ Mainik Road.

According to Marinette County Sheriff, Jerry Sauve, the investigation revealed a 64-year-old man from Marinette hit a deer in the road, then road into some pine trees.

Wausaukee Rescue and Bay Area Medical paramedics were also on the scene.

This is the fifth traffic fatality in Marinette County in 2019.