Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve reports that at 12:48pm on Saturday, September 4th, Marinette County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a serious crash involving an ATV and a Dump Truck on Caldron Falls Road near Camp Bird. Wisconsin DNR Wardens and Sheriff’s Deputies were on the scene of the call. Initial investigations revealed 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 truck. The ATV operator was thrown from the machine. Rescue and paramedic attempts to save him were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Michael J. Goffard age 53 of Neenah, Wisconsin. The driver of the dump truck from Port Washington, Wisconsin and his minor passenger were not injured.
This is the sixth traffic fatatlity in Marinette County in 2021.