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57-year-old man killed in motorcycle crash in Saukville

57-year-old man killed in motorcycle crash in Saukville

SAUKVILLE — A 57-year-old man, identified as Stephen Peppa of Barrington, Illinois, was killed in a motorcycle crash in Saukville early Monday, Aug. 26.

Around 2 a.m., the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on County Highway I and State Highway 33 in the Town of Saukville.

A Harley-Davidson motorcycle was travelling northbound on County Highway I, approaching the State Highway 33 intersection. While attempting to navigate the curve south of the intersection, the motorcycle crossed over the southbound lane and traveled onto the west gravel shoulder, after the driver lost control at the intersection. The motorcycle slid on its side, and the operator was ejected.

The operator was not wearing a helmet, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was identified as a 57-year-old man from Barrington, Illinois. The driver’s name was withheld pending family notification.

Portions of the intersection and surrounding roads were shut down during the investigation, and the intersection was reopened just before 7 a.m.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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