Fatal ATV crash near Ogdensburg
A 54-year-old man was killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday, Sept. 9, in the town of St. Lawrence.
The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office reported receiving a 911 call at 1:35 p.m. The caller said the crash occurred on Waupaca Road south of Daily Road and the ATV operator was dead.
First responders and the county coroner’s officer confirmed that the Waterford man was dead at the scene.
Deputies investigating the accident reported that the man had been traveling southbound on Waupaca road at a high speed when he failed to negotiate a curve, entered the ditch and struck a tree.
The man was not wearing a helmet when he was thrown from the ATV. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash, according to the sheriff’s office..
The victim’s name has not been released yet.