A motorcycle crash in the Town of Matteson claimed a life Saturday afternoon. According to the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office, 68 year old Thomas Goetsch of Elkhart Lake died when the motorcycle he was driving veered away from a deer and crashed on County Highway “C” just before 3:30. Authorities say Goetsch and a passenger, 70 year old Patricia Goetsch, were riding on “C” west of “CC” when witnesses saw a deer enter the roadway. Goetsch lost control, and both he and the passenger were thrown off the cycle. Thomas Goetsch was pronounced dead, while Patricia Goetsch was taken to a hospital for treatment of her injuries. This is the third fatality on Waupaca County roadways this year.