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MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT SCENE: Emergency personnel are pictured giving aid to two motorcycle riders injured in a crash Friday, July 4, on U.S. 141 and County Road P in the Town of Beaver. Injured were the motorcycle driver Jerry L. Groeschel, 52, and his wife, Debra A., 54, both of Kimberly. They were both injured and she was flown by Eagle III to St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay. The motorcycle collided with a car operated by Derek W. Marquardt, 20, Coleman, who was attempting to enter U.S. 141 from County Road P. BOTTOM PHOTO: Pictured is the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier operated by Marquardt which received heavy damage to the front end. The arrow points to the area where the Groeschel motorcycle came to rest after the crash.
Two Injured In Car, Motorcycle Crash
A husband and wife from Kimberly were injured when their Yamaha motorcycle was involved in a crash with a car on Friday, July 4, at the intersection of U.S. 141 and County Trunk P in the Town of Beaver.
Injured on the motorcycle were the driver Jerry L. Groeschel, 52, and his wife, Debra A., 54, who was a passenger. Their motorcycle collided with a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier operated by Derek W. Marquardt, 19, Coleman who was not injured.
The couple were transported to BAMC and she was later flown by Eagle III to St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay with life threatening injuries. Her husband sustained non-life threatening injuries.
According to a report from the State Patrol, the crash occurred at noon on the July 4th holiday. The Marquardt car was eastbound on County Trunk P attempting to cross U.S. 141 from a stop sign. The car was struck by the southbound motorcycle. The crash remains under investigation by the State Patrol. There was no alcohol use involved.
Also assisting at the scene were the Marinette County Sheriff Department, Sheriffs Auxiliary, Pound/Beaver Fire Department, Coleman Fire Department, Coleman Rescue Squad, Crivitz Area Rescue Squad, BAMC paramedics and Eagle III helicopter.