The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office reports a motorcycle crash that occurred on Hwy. 35 and Ghelf Road in the town of Wheatland.

On June 9, at about 10 p.m., George Krikau, 57, of Bristol, lost control of his motorcycle in the rain. Krikau went into the ditch and tipped over. Krikau was ejected off the motorcycle. Krikau left the scene and was then given a ride by a passing motorist.

On June 10, at 4:11 a.m., a passing motorist spotted the motorcycle laying down in the ditch and called law enforcement. Krikau was located a short time later. Krikau reported no injuries and no damage to the motorcycle. Krikau drove the motorcycle away from the scene.

The Wheatland Fire Department and Wheatland First Responders assisted at the scene. The incident remains under investigation.


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