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Motorcyclist injured in Iowa Co. accident


HIGHLAND (WKOW) -- A man was transported by helicopter to UW Hospital to be treated for serious injuries after a car collided with his motorcycle near the Village of Highland.

It happened just after midnight Thursday on Highway 80 about one mile south of Highland.

Iowa County authorities say Justin Sweeney, 19, of Linden hit Brian Brown, 26, of Highland head-on after his car crossed the center line.

Sweeney was wearing his seatbelt and Brown was wearing a helmet. Sweeney was not hurt.

Iowa County investigators say alcohol did not appear to be a factor.

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