The Price County Sheriff's Department responded at about 4:13 p.m., Saturday, June 13, to a motorcycle versus deer crash on Wis. 182 at Camp 9 Road in the Township of Eisenstein.
A preliminary investigation revealed the motorcycle with two riders was traveling eastbound on Wis. 182 when the motorcycle struck a deer.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 50-year-old man from Bear Creek, was taken to Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls for treatment of injuries. He was identified as Jody J. Stilen.
The passenger, a 50-year-old woman from Bear Creek, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified as Dora Lee Stilen.
The driver and passenger were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash.
Responding agencies included the Price County Sheriff’s Office, Flambeau Hospital Ambulance Service, Pike Lake Fire Department First Responders, Park Falls Police Department and Price County Coroner’s Office.
The matter remains under investigation by the Price County Sheriff’s Office.