SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. -

Officials have released the name of the victim of a crash between a car and a motorcycle near Cottage Grove Thursday.

David Minko, 47, of Sun Prairie, was pronounced dead the scene of the crash, according to the release.

The incident happened around 9:20 p.m. Thursday on westbound Interstate 94 at mile marker 245.

According to the State Patrol, a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed crashed into the back of an SUV in the right lane of I-94.

The driver of the motorcycle, Minko, was thrown from his bike and died from his injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time, according to the State Patrol.