Motorcyclist dead after multi-vehicle crash in Marinette County

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MARIENTTE COUNTY, Wis. (WJMN) — Marinette County Sheriff reported that on Saturday afternoon, dispatch received a call of a three vehicle crash at County B and Hartwig Road in Grover, Wisconsin involving a motor cycle and two pickup trucks.

The investigation revealed the operator of the motorcycle was westbound on County B and was slowing to turn onto Hartwig Road when it was struck from behind by a pick-up truck driven by a 20-year-old Peshtigo man.

This impact sent the cycle and operator skidding into the path of an eastbound pick-up truck driven by an 84-year-old Marinette man.

The eastbound truck ran over the cycle operator.

The motorcyclist, 73-year-old Verlon Voelker on Grover, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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