MFD: 1 dead in car vs. motorcycle crash in West Milwaukee

WEST MILWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A motorcyclist is dead following a crash near 53rd and Burnham Streets in West Milwaukee. 

Authorities were called to the scene around 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21. 

According to West Milwaukee Police Chief Dennis Nasci, the motorcyclist traveling eastbound, and went "face to face" with a car traveling westbound. 

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the vehicle was not hurt. 

Police believe speed is a factor. The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. 

The Milwaukee Fire Department and Wisconsin State Patrol was called to the scene to assist in the investigation. 

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