ROTHSCHILD, WI (WTAQ) - Authorities are investigating the death of a motorcyclist at a busy suburban intersection south of Wausau.
Marathon County sheriff’s deputies said a pickup truck had just left the Highway 51 freeway, when it collided with a northbound motorcycle on Business 51 in Rothschild.
It happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
The biker died at the scene. The pickup driver, a 16-year-old girl, was not hurt.
A sheriff’s team reconstructed the crash scene. Deputies said speed and alcohol were possible factors.