Two Airlifted after Fayette County Motorcycle Crash

Two people were injured when their motorcycle hit a deer in Fayette County last Saturday.

The Sheriff’s Office says 58-year old Michael Rettinger of Oelwein was driving northbound on Cedar Road near Bear Road north of Wadena around 1:30 pm when he hit a deer.

His passenger, 56-year old Sharon Kime-Rettinger of Oelwein was thrown from the motorcycle onto the shoulder of the road. Michael was also thrown off as the motorcycle went off the road and into the ditch, hitting a tree.

They were both airlifted from the scene to Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse.



photo courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff’s Office