1 dead, 1 injured after Barron County motorcycle crash

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BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – One person is dead and one injured following a motorcycle crash in Barron County.

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department says the crash happened yesterday around 3 pm on Highway 53 between Chetek and New Auburn.

The driver, 63-year-old Richard Knoll of Rice Lake was pronounced dead on scene.

The passenger, 72-year-old Lois Allen, was flown to an area hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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