Motorcycle accident claims life of Boyceville man

TOWN OF SHERIDAN — An early morning motorcycle in the Dunn County Town of Sheridan has taken the life of a Boyceville man.

The victim has been identified as 56 year-old Richard J. Larson of rural Boyceville.

At about 12:41 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019, the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office along with Dallas Ambulance and northern first responders were dispatched to the intersection of County Road V and 490th Street in the Township of Sheridan for a motorcycle crash according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.

An investigation showed the motorcycle was eastbound on County Road V and failed to negotiate the curve. The motorcycle entered the ditch and Larson was ejected.

The Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office pronounced Larson dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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