Man hurt in Waupaca County motorcycle crash

Man hurt in Waupaca County motorcycle crash
Posted at 7:11 AM, Aug 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-12 08:11:42-04

A 78-year-old man crashed his motorcycle into a tree in Fremont and suffered injuries Saturday, according to the Waupaca County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say the crash happened just before 2 p.m.  Witnesses told officers the man was having mechanical issues with his three-wheeled motorcycle. 

They say it stalled and when it started up again it accelerated quickly. Officers say it crossed Waupaca Street and hit a large pine tree..

The man was taken to a local hospital by ambulance.  His name has not been released, or the extent of his injuries.
The crash is under investigation.