Motorcyclist dies in collision with bear

File photo of police emergency lights.
File photo.

ANTIGO (AP) – Authorities say a motorcyclist has died in a collision with a bear on a northern Wisconsin highway.

The accident happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 64 near Antigo in Langlade County.

Sheriff’s officials say 50-year-old Gary Stevens of Bowler was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Langlade, then flown to a Wausau hospital where he was pronounced dead later Sunday. He was alone on the bike.

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