61-year-old motorcyclist dies following Washington County crash

ADDISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Washington County deputies responded to a motorcycle crash in Addison on Friday, July 23. 

Officials say it happened on STH 175 in the curve just south of Fork Road around 7 p.m. The caller said the operator of the motorcycle was in the ditch unconscious, officials say.

The driver, a 61-year-old man from Washington County, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officials say the man was driving southbound and failed to negotiate the curve. The motorcycle went off the road and struck a highway warning post, stopping in the ditch.

Officials say the man was not wearing a helmet.

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