Motorcycle crash in Marinette County leaves one dead

WAUSAUKEE — On Saturday, July 13th at 6:58 p.m. the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a motorcycle crash near Perch Lake.

64-year-old Marinette resident Scott R. Rupert was traveling eastbound on Perch Lake Road when he struck a deer in the roadway, lost control of his motorcycle, and entered the ditch at the side of the road, striking trees in the process.

Attempts to revive Rupert at the scene proved to be unsuccessful.

The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Wausaukee Fire Department and Rescue Squad, and the Bay Area Medical paramedics.