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Milwaukee man ejected from motorcycle, dies after striking pole near 74th and Silver Spring

74th and Silver Spring
Posted at 2:52 PM, Jul 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-27 14:59:45-04

MILWAUKEE — A 32-year-old man died after he struck a pole while driving his motorcycle near 74th and Silver Spring on Tuesday.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's office identified the victim as Rafael Mercado. The ME said he died after striking a pole. He was the only occupant of the motorcycle.

The crash happened around 2 p.m.

The Milwaukee Police Department said a motorcyclist lost control, struck a curb, and was ejected from the motorcycle.

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