Fatal traffic crash in Town of Springwater June 9
On June 9, at approximately 2:57 pm, the Waushara County 911 Center received a report of a one-vehicle crash on 23rd Rd, north of Apache Ave in the Town of Springwater, Waushara County. The involved vehicle was a single motorcycle. Justin Donald Ida, 20, living in Appleton but is a Wild Rose local, was driving a motorcycle southbound on 23rd Road. Ida was driving at a high rate of speed, lost control, and entered the ditch to the right. The motorcycle continued into the ditch, became airborne, and went into a wooded area. The driver and motorcycle struck numerous trees. Ida was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. Responding agencies included Waushara County Sheriff’s Office, Waushara County EMS, Saxeville Fire and Rescue, Waushara County Coroner, and ThedaStar Air Medical. Waushara County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the crash.