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ID’d: Motorcyclist who died after hitting deer in NW. Wisconsin

May 27, 2018 GMT

A motorcyclist who struck a deer on a two-lane highway in western Wisconsin and died has been identified.

Peter L. Heckman, 55, of Cumberland, Wis., was riding west on County Road E. in Polk County about 9:30 a.m. on May 14, when he hit the animal, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Heckman died four days later at North Memorial Medical Center, the examiner’s office said.

Paul Walsh • 612-673-4482