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Gordon man dies in motorcycle crash

GORDON, WI -- A Gordon man died when he was thrown from his motorcycle Saturday.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash around 9:30 p.m. on County Highway Y near Jackacki Road in the town of Gordon.

They found the three-wheeled trike motorcycle about 300 feet off the road. They found the body of Jon Winjum, 62, about 50 feet away.

Authorities say Winjum, who was pronounced dead at the scene, failed to negotiate the curve and was thrown from the motorcycle.

The crash remains under investigation.

Briggs LeSavage

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