Fatal motorcycle crash in Shawano County


TOWN OF FAIRBANKS – A 23-year-old Tigerton man is dead after the motorcycle he was riding hit a deer Friday night.

According to the Shawano County Sheriff’s Office the incident happened around 9:06 p.m. on Hirt Road in the Town of Fairbanks, just outside of the Village of Tigerton.

Officials say the man suffered serious injuries after hitting the deer and died a short time after the crash.

No one else was on the motorcycle at the time of the incident.

Officials say the crash is still under investigation, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash.

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