MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking witnesses who may have seen a crash on northbound I-894 that ended up with a motorcyclist’s death late on Monday, October 12th.
Sheriff’s deputies responded to calls of a downed motorcycle on northbound I-894 near Lincoln Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. Monday. The operator, 56-year-old Richard Holtz of Milwaukee, suffered severe head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Holtz’s 57-year-old female passenger was transported to Froedtert emergency room with non-life-threatening injuries to her neck and back. She does not remember how the crash occurred.
Damage to the motorcycle, a 1998 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide, is consistent with a front end crash with another vehicle or object.
If you have information about this crash, you’re urged to call the county communications center at 414-278-4788.