Dodge Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal motorcycle crash

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BEAVER DAM, Wis. – The Dodge Co. Sheriff’s Office says a 34-year-old man from rural Beaver Dam is dead after a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning.

Emergency crews responded to a crash on S. Center Road near Jackson Road at 5 a.m.

Crews found a motorcycle in a ditch and a man nearby with no signs of life. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the man was traveling south on S. Center Road when he drove into the ditch and was thrown from the motorcycle.

The man was not wearing a helmet, and officials say excessive speed and alcohol impairment may have led to the crash.

The crash likely occurred about two hours before being reported.

An investigation remains ongoing.