2 killed in motorcycle accident on I-794 near Oklahoma identified

NOW: 2 killed in motorcycle accident on I-794 near Oklahoma identified

Updated: 11:21 a.m. on July 14, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Sheriff's Office says speeding was a factor in a motorcycle crash that killed a man and woman on the Lake Parkway Wednesday night. 

The Sheriff's Office says a group of motorcycles entered I-794 at Oklahoma at a high rate of speed. One lost control on a curve throwing both driver and passenger from the motorcycle. 

The victims have been identified as 39-year-old Jason Tiller and 38-year-old Shameka Calhoun, both from Milwaukee. 

The Parkway was shut down when distraught family members came to the scene and ran across both sides of the road. 


Posted: 10:32 p.m. on July 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Two people are dead following a motorcycle accident.

It happened around 10 p.m. on Wednesday on I-794 WB at Carferry Drive.

Law enforcement reports that all lanes on I-794 westbound at Carferry Drive will be closed for the next two hours while the investigation continues. All traffic will exit on Oklahoma Avenue.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department confirms that the motorcycle crashed into the wall, killing both the operator and the passenger.

CBS 58 News has a crew on scene and will bring you developments as they become available. 

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