Two Wisconsin men die after motorcycle crash

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Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A 40-year-old Viroqua man died after a crash on County Road O in Vernon County.

Officials say Nicholas Miller was driving south on County Road O on a motorcycle Monday when he hit an electrical pole in the Town of Harmony.

The crash is under investigation by both the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and the Vernon County Coroner’s Office.

Law enforcement say this is the fourth fatality for the county in 2021.

A 74-year-old Town of Hale man died after suffering serious injuries from a motorcycle crash that happened on County Road O on Tuesday.

The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office says Gary Heath was driving a motorcycle north on County Road O when he hit a deer around 8:52 p.m. He lost control of the motorcycle and was then ejected.

Heath was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, but later died.

Officials noted that a helmet was not worn at the time of the crash.

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