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Wisconsin man dies after Harley hits deer

A 50-year-old man died Monday afternoon when his motorcycle struck a deer near Somerset, Wis.

Craig Vick, of Osceola, Wis., was riding a 2004 Harley Davidson east on Polk St. Croix Road at about 4:15 p.m. when he struck a deer about a mile east of Wisconsin 35. Vick was thrown from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the St. Croix County sheriff's office.

He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, police said.

This is St. Croix County's fourth traffic fatality of the year. It remains under investigation by the sheriff's office.

Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services.

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