- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 19, 2015

CODY, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed and a woman was injured in a motorcycle crash on the Beartooth Highway north of Cody.

The Cody Enterprise reports (https://goo.gl/Ucvdqh ) 50-year-old Matthew Wickel, of Thayne, lost control of his motorcycle in rainy and snowy conditions about 5 miles south of the Wyoming-Montana border Monday afternoon. The bike crossed the center line and went down a hill.

Wickel and his passenger, 58-year-old Dawn Patterson, of Grand Blanc, Michigan, were thrown from the motorcycle.

Patterson was flown to a hospital in Billings, Montana.

Neither she nor Wickel was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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Information from: The Cody Enterprise, https://www.codyenterprise.com


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