LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

One person is dead one and one person is injured after a motor vehicle crash near Onalaska.

According to a press release from the Wisconsin State Patrol, the crash occurred Friday night around 8:40 p.m.

Officials said a motorcycle carrying a 42-year-old man and 51-year-old woman from Minnesota was traveling westbound on I-90 near the Exit 3 off ramp when the motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve and lost control.

The State Patrol says the motorcycle slid off the roadway towards the ditch, ejecting both occupants.

The 51-year-old woman fatally struck a wooden sign post.

The 42-year-old man sustained unknown injuries but refused transport from the scene.

The crash is still under investigation but officials said the crash may have been caused by excessive speed.

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One person was injured in a motorcycle crash Friday night on I-90 near Exit 3.

It happened around 9:00 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the interstate.

Tri-State ambulance told News 8, one of the people involved needed CPR.

Exit 3 was shut down while crews investigated the crash.

No other information was being released.

Stay with News 8 for updates on this developing story.