A 43-year-old Tomahawk man has died as the result of his injuries sustained in a traffic crash in the month of September north of Tomahawk. On Sept. 16, Daniel F. Reimert was injured when his motorcycle collided with a second motorcycle on County Rd. L near County Rd. N in the Town of Bradley. Reimert was transferred to Marshfield Medical Center where he died from his injuries on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Reimert was the second traffic fatality to occur in Lincoln County in 2017.
The Tomahawk Fire Department along with deputies responded to a garage fire Friday evening in the Town of Bradley. At 7:27 p.m., a caller reported the fire on Loop Road. When a deputy arrived he found the detached garage with a vehicle inside engulfed in flames. Firefighters were on the scene for over two hours, the cause of the fire is not known and no injuries were reported.
On Saturday morning high winds caused a tree branch to become caught up in a power line and start on fire in the Town of Harrison. Tomahawk Firefighters along with deputies responded to County Rd. D near Hoebe Road at 8:17 a.m. Firefighters stood by until WPS could repair the problem.
A 27-year-old Manitowish Waters man was arrested on a criminal traffic charge and his passenger, a 52-year-old Boulder Junction man, was arrested on a warrant charge after a traffic stop in the Town of Bradley early Sunday morning. The driver was arrested for a second offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and a check of the passenger showed he was wanted by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office for contempt of court.
A 41-year-old Weston man was injured after a single motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon in the Town of Corning. At 12:03 p.m., a 911 call advised of the crash at County Rd. M and Forks Road. The rider was transported to Ascension Good Samaritan Health Center for treatment of his injuries. The Town of Corning Fire Department assisted deputies on the scene.
The number of deer crashes has increased with 15 being reported this past week. Motorists are urged to take special caution during their morning commutes as 11 of those crashes occurred prior to 9 a.m.