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.READ MORE: Fallen Minnesota Firefighters Honored, Including 2 Who Died Of Job-Related Cancer
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.READ MORE: 'It Was Pretty Chaotic': 3 Dead In Montana Amtrak Train Derailment
Excessive speed appears to be a contributing factor for the crash, officials say.MORE NEWS: Boy, Man Grazed By Bullets In South Minneapolis Shooting
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office thanks the public for their search efforts.