TOWN OF SARATOGA, Wis. — One person is dead and another injured after their motorcycle collided with a deer in central Wisconsin.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Department says the motorcycle was traveling on Wisconsin Highway 73 on Saturday when a deer ran into its path. The motorcycle struck the deer and overturned several times, throwing the driver and passenger.

The driver died at the scene. The passenger was flown to a Marshfield hospital. The sheriff’s office says the passenger’s condition is unknown.

Authorities say both the driver and passenger were wearing helmets. Their names were not immediately released.

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