Fatal motorcycle crash
A 68-year-old man was killed when a deer ran in front of his motorcycle about 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3.
Thomas Goetsch, of Elkhart Lake, was operating his bike on County Trunk C, one-half mile west of Old County Road CC, in the town of Matteson when a deer ran into the road.
According to the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office, Goetsch lost control, his bike overturned and both the operator and his passenger, Patricia Goetsch, 70, Elkhart Lake, were thrown from the motorcycle.
Thomas Goetsch died at the scene.
Patricia Goetsch was transported to ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah for treatment of her injuries.