MARINETTE—A 55-year-old Neenah, Wisconsin, man died Saturday following a crash between an ATV and a dump truck.
Michael J. Goffard died at the scene after the ATV he was driving collided with a dump truck early Saturday afternoon on Caldron Falls Road near Camp Bird, according to a release from Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve.
The 911 call campe at 12:48 p.m. and DNR wardens and sheriff’s deputies were on the scene in six minutes, Sauve said.
According to the report, the dump truck was northbound when the lead ATV in a group came around the corner southbound, lost control and went left of center into the dump truck. The driver, Goffard, was thrown form the machine, the statement reads.
Rescue and paramedic attempts to save him were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the dump truck from Port Washington, Wisconsin, and his minor passenger were not injured. The name of the dump truck driver was not released.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Town of Stephenson Fire Department, Twin Bridge Rescue Squad, Bay Area Medical Paramedics, Wisconsin DNR Wardens and the Marinette County Medical Examiner’s Office. This crash remains under investigation by law enforcement and the medical examiner.
This is the sixth traffic fatality in Marinette County in 2021.