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New Berlin man dies after losing control of motorcycle in Pewaukee

The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department says just before 1 a.m. one of their deputies spotted a motorcycle heading eastbound on STH 16 near Ryan at a high rate of speed.
WIS 16 near Capitol Drive
Posted at 6:03 AM, Aug 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-30 11:47:00-04

PEWAUKEE, Wis. — A 29-year-old New Berlin man died after he lost control of his motorcycle, left the road and crashed Tuesday morning, authorities say.

The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department says just before 1 a.m. one of their deputies spotted a motorcycle heading eastbound on STH 16 near Ryan at a high rate of speed.

When the deputy checked the area for the driver, they found he lost control and crashed. An initial investigation found the driver lost control and left the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The stretch of road was closed for about four hours early Tuesday morning.

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