Man killed in motorcycle crash

Investigators: Car pulled in front of motorcycle

Published On: Oct 05 2012 11:33:13 AM CDT
GRANT COUNTY, Wis. -

A Fennimore man is dead after a car pulled into an intersection without stopping, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators said a motorcycle driven by John Pagel, 57, was traveling south on Highway 129 Thursday morning when at 11:11 a.m. a car driven by Gerald Stark, 69, did not stop at a stop sign on Lincoln Road.

Deputies said Stark’s car was struck by the motorcycle when it went into the intersection, and Pagel was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

Stark and his passenger were transported for treatment of minor injuries.

Pagel was not wearing a helmet.