Motorcyclist hit, killed by suspected drunk driver in Town of Eagle

21-year-old man died at the scene
Posted at 6:54 AM, Sep 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-09 08:31:43-04

TOWN OF EAGLE -- A motorcyclist died after being hit by a suspected drunk driver Thursday evening.

The crash happened at approximately 5 p.m. on Highway 59 near Road X.

Authorities said a 28-year-old North Prairie woman -- who was driving a Dodge Truck -- was going west on Highway 59 when she swerved to the opposite lane and hit an oncoming motorcycle.

In the moments following, the truck collided with a third vehicle going the opposite direction.

The motorcyclist, a 21-year-old man from Janesville, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the Dodge Truck received minor injuries. The driver of the third car, a 58-year-old male from Eagle, was not injured.