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Officials: 2 bikers hurt in serious crash, no helmets

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DODGE COUNTY (WKOW) -- Two people were hurt in a crash between a motorcycle and an SUV in Dodge County Sunday evening.

It happened at about 5 p.m. on Highway 26 near Hogsback Road in the town of Clyman.

A lieutenant with the Dodge County Sheriff's Office says the motorcycle driver, a 49-year-old Illinois man was hurt. His passenger, a 52-year-old woman from Illinois was also injured and airlifted to a local hospital in serious/critical condition. The two people in the SUV were not hurt.

Officials are still looking into the cause, but an initial investigation shows the crash occurred during passing maneuvers. Both bikers were not wearing helmets.

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