Deer-motorcycle crash fatal

Inter-County Leader

from Burnett County Sheriffs Dept.:

GRANTSBURG – On Sunday, Sept. 19, at 3:19 a.m., Burnett County Dispatch received a call of a motorcycle crash on County Road D, Village of Grantsburg, Burnett County. Upon arrival, a Burnett County Deputy observed a deceased male, a motorcycle and a deceased deer in the ditch.

Based on the scene, it was apparent that the motorcycle was travelling eastbound on County Road D and struck the deer causing the operator of the motorcycle to be ejected off the motorcycle.

The operator of the motorcycle has been identified as Scott Clifford, 39 years of age, of Grantsburg, WI.

The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office would the like to thank the Grantsburg Police Department and the Burnett County Medical Examiner’s office for their assistance with this crash.