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UPDATE: Name released in fatal motorcycle crash

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UPDATE: Gary A. Cooley, 71, of Park Falls has been identified as the man killed in a Price County motorcycle crash.

Price County (Press Release) - Price County Sheriff Brian S. Schmidt reports his department is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash.

On June 24, 2013 at 12:58 p.m. the Price County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call of a single vehicle crash on County Road E in the Town of Lake.

The driver was transported from the scene to the local hospital and later transferred to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield where he later died.

The initial investigation reveals the motorcycle was traveling westbound on County Road E when it veered off the roadway and overturned in a field.

Responding to the crash were the Price County Sheriff's Department, Park Falls Police Department, Park Falls Fire Department and Park Falls Ambulance Service.

The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of family members.

The crash remains under investigation by the Price County Sheriff's Department and the Price County Coroner's office.

 

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