Dunn County Sheriff's Office
Fatal Motorcycle Crash - Town of Dunn
On Saturday, May 19, 2018 about 4:30 AM the Dunn County E-911 Center received a report of missing motorcyclist. The victim was not at his residence and his motorcycle was gone.
At 5:05 AM the Dunn County E-911 Center received a report of a motorcycle crash on CTH C at 290th Ave in the township Dunn. It was reported that the lone occupant was unconscious. Dunn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Menomonie Fire and Rescue, and Dunn County First Responders were dispatched to the scene.
Upon arrival at the scene deputies found a 2009 Harley Davidson Motorcycle was traveling on eastbound CTH C. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle after entering the ditch. The driver a 25 YOA male from rural Menomonie was found to be unconscious and not breathing. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The operator was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and speed appears to be a factor in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation by deputies from the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office.
No further information will be released at this time pending notification of family members.
The correct location should be CTH C at 290th Ave not Street.
The driver was identified as Levi Thatcher, 25 YOA of rural Menomonie.