On September 17th at 1 p.m., the Sawyer County Dispatch Center received information from the Bayfield County Sheriffs Office regarding a bicycle crash with injury. The crash was located in the Town of Spider Lake approximately h mile south of Camp 38 Road on a single-track bicycle trail.
Upon arrival, Fire and EMS personnel found 67 year old Joseph A. Timmerman, of Hayward, deceased at the scene of the crash. Witness statements indicate that Timmerman lost control of his bicycle going over a jump in a rocky portion of the trail. As he landed, he went over the handle bars landing head first, causing fatal injuries.