Fitchburg police investigating death on bike path

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FITCHBURG, Wis. — Fitchburg police are investigating the death of a person discovered on a bike path Wednesday afternoon.

According to an incident report, officers were sent to the bike path area adjacent to Fitchrona Road, about one-tenth of a mile north of Nesbitt Road around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials said a person appeared to have died on the path, but say the death does not appear to be suspicious.

Police said there is no concern for public safety related to the incident.