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Onalaska Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

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Onalaska, WISCONSIN (WXOW) – Kristoffer Gregory Raifsnider, 27, of Onalaska, was killed in a motorcycle accident. 

It happened about 3:30pm on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The La Crosse County Sheriff's Department said the 27-year-old was traveling on County Highway Z, approaching the intersection of County Highway ZM, when he hit a car.

According to a witness, the man applied the brakes heavily when he realized he was deviating from the lane causing his motorcycle to skid into the opposite lane.

Officers said he then struck a car driven by an 18-year-old Town of Onalaska woman.

The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities said the man was wearing a helmet and alcohol does not seem to be a factor in the crash.

The crash is under investigation.

Names are not being released at this time pending notification of the family.

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