Two people suffer life-threatening injuries in truck-motorcycle accident

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The Green County Sheriff’s Department said two people were taken by Med Flight to the hospital late Thursday night after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck south of Monroe.

The incident happened at the corner of Wisconsin Highway 69 and County Highway P in the Town of Clarno just before 9 p.m. Thursday.

According to the sheriff’s department, a motorcycle operated by Kevin Donahue, 57, of Albany was northbound on Highway 69 when a truck tried to cross the highway at Highway P. The truck collided with the motorcycle, and Donahue and his passenger, Sherri Donahue, 54 of Albany, were thrown from the bike.

The sheriff’s department said the Donahues were wearing eye protection but no helmets.

The sheriff’s department said the driver of the truck, Gary Hoffman, 72, of Monroe, was cited for failure to yield right of way at a stop sign. Hoffman and his passenger, Grace Hoffman, 79, of Monroe weren’t hurt in the crash.