Kenosha County officials: Motorcyclist dies following crash in village of Somers

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A motorcyclist died following a crash in Kenosha County Tuesday evening, Aug. 30. 

According to the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department, officials responded to the intersection of County Highway S and County Highway H in the village of Somers around 6:45 p.m. 

Initial reports indicate a blue Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on County Highway S when it was struck on the passenger side by a westbound traveling Harley Davidson motorcycle as the Accord attempted to turn north onto County Highway H. 

The motorcycle operator was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities identified him as 33-year-old Walter Hayek IV of Mount Pleasant. 

The driver of the Accord sustained minor injuries and transported to an area hospital. 

The operator of the Accord was cooperative with the investigation. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage and were towed from the scene.

Another motorcyclist that was traveling with the involved motorcycle was struck by a piece of debris from the crash and was also transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The public is encouraged to contact the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department with any information regarding the crash at 262-605-5100.

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