Mayfly Mayhem

mayfly mayhem

PIERCE COUNTY, Wisc. (WEAU) Mayfly mayhem is causing problems in western Wisconsin.

Pierce County deputies say a three car crash near Hager City when a driver lost control on the slippery road covered in mayflies.

The Wisconsin DNR said mayflies are full of protein and fat reserves right now, so when mayflies die, a mass of it will land on the ground, creating a greasy slickness so cars can easily lose traction.

The bugs only live for 48 hours and don’t bite humans, , but they can be a pain to cleanup once they die.

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