Friday, September 21, 2018

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Names released for Saturday motorcycle crash in Dunn County

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MENOMONIE — Names were released Sunday of the motorcycle riders involved in a crash that killed a man and seriously injured a woman in the Dunn County town of New Haven.

David A. Nelson, 50, of Brooklyn Center, Minn., died in the Saturday afternoon crash that also injured Carol Anne Kukacka, 53, also of Brooklyn Center.

The crash took place at 1:29 p.m. Saturday on Highway 64.

Nelson was pronounced dead on the scene, while Kukacka was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar in Menomonie with life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the crash, according to the Dunn County sheriff’s office.

Both riders were ejected from their motorcycles in the collision. Neither were wearing helmets.

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