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Man and Woman Killed in Crash on Highway 151

Two people are dead after a crash
between a motorcycle and a tractor in the Town of Taycheedah Saturday evening.
The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened just before 6:30
on Highway 151 near the intersection with County Highway WH. Reports say a 49-year-old
Chilton man was driving the motorcycle north on 151 and had passed a vehicle
pulling a horse trailer, when it was accelerating to pass a tractor that was
turning into a field entrance. The motorcycle hit the tractor, ejecting the Chilton
man and his 47-year-old female passenger. The woman was flown by Theda Star Helicopter
to Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah for treatment of life-threatening
injuries. The woman died Sunday morning, the man died at the scene. The driver of the tractor was not injured.The
Sheriff’s Office says speed and unsafe passing are considered to be factors in
the crash. Also assisting at the scene were the Wisconsin State Patrol, Town of
Calumet Fire and First Responders and City of Fond du Lac Ambulance.