Alderman Joe Dudzik dies after motorcycle crash

Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that happened around 11:25 on Thursday night in the 7400 Blk of W. Morgan.

The victim was identified as 56-year-old, Milwaukee Alderman Joseph A. Dudzik of the 11th District.

Dudzik was operating his 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle west bound on W. Morgan when he struck barricades warning of a construction site. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The family asks that you all respect their privacy during this very difficult time.

An autopsy report revealed that the alderman's blood alcohol level of .137.

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