On 04/17/2010 at 3:22
P.M. the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office was notified
of a motorcycle -Vs- semi-truck crash on STH 85 in
Falls in Dunn County.
Dunn County Sheriff’s
Deputies, Dunn County First responders, and Eau
Claire Fire/Ambulance responded to the scene. Upon
arrival It was determined that the lone operator of
the motorcycle was deceased.
deputies determined that the motorcycle crossed the
center line of the roadway on a curve, hitting the
side of the semi tanker.
Witnesses believed that
a strong wind may have played a role in the operator
of the motorcycle loosing control and crossing the
The victim of the crash
was a 27 year old Eau Claire County man. He owned the motorcycle for
less than 48 hours before the crash. The driver of
the semi was uninjured.
Names are being withheld
pending notification of friend and relatives of the
victim. A second news release will be sent out
tomorrow afternoon with the name of the deceased.
Sheriff Dennis P. Smith
The operator of the
motorcycle involved in the fatal crash from
yesterday was Corey J. Endl of Eau Claire, WI.
Corey grew up in the Rock Falls area in Dunn County.