Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Suffered From Hitting Deer

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 at 9:44 am

A Wisconsin man has died from injuries suffered after hitting a deer while riding his motorcycle.

According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, 47-year-old Richard J. Shade, of New Richmond, Wis., was on his 1981 Honda Gold Wing at about 7 pm on Thursday when he appeared to strike a deer. Shade was ejected and airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul before dying on Friday.

Shade was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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