MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Wisconsin says a missing motorcyclist has been found dead.
According to the sheriff’s office, 40-year-old Andre Lyons of rural Amery, Wisconsin, was located Friday morning after not being seen or heard from since June 28.
Officials say it appears that Lyons had been traveling northbound on Highway 35, south of Farmington when his motorcycle left the roadway and entered the ditch. Authorities say Lyons was deceased when he was located.
Excessive speed appears to be a contributing factor for the crash, officials say.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office thanks the public for their search efforts.
FULL PRESS RELEASE:
On Friday 07-03-2020, during the late morning hours, investigations staff of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office located Andre David Lyons. It appears that Andre Lyons had been traveling north bound on Hwy 35, south of Farmington, in the Town of Farmington. His motorcycle left the roadway and entered the ditch. He was deceased when he was located. It does appear that excessive speed was a contributing factor for the crash.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the many members of the public that had assisted us over the past several days in attempting to locate Andre Lyons. From the many concerned citizens that walked the area to the citizens that took time to fly over the area, along with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fixed wing air support.
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