One Person Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Ashland County

Oregon Man Killed in Ashland County Crash

On June 21, 2015 at approximately 7:30 a.m. the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a motor vehicle crash that occurred on US Highway 2 just east of Goslin Road in the Township of Sanborn.

An east-bound van struck a motorcycle traveling west on US #2.

The driver and four occupants of the van were uninjured and evaluated by Ashland Fire Department paramedics and Bad River Fire Department first responders.

The operator of the motorcycle, Gary A Minkler, 68, of Roseburg Oregon, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Agencies that responded to the crash were; Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, Bad River Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Ashland Fire Department, Bad River Fire Department and Bad River first responders.

The incident remains under investigation by the Ashland County Sheriff’s Department, Bad River Police Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol.


Categories: News-imported, Transportation-imported, Wisconsin