Medical examiner releases name of motorcyclist in fatal I-39/90 crash

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BLOOMING GROVE, Wis. — The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man who died in a motorcycle crash Friday.

A news release said the single-vehicle crash happened on Interstate-39/90 northbound near Exit 142A in the Town of Blooming Grove. Authorities received reports of the incident at about 3:10 p.m.

Officials said William T. Hughes Jr., 75, of Monona, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The medical examiner’s office completed a forensic examination Saturday, with preliminary results confirming Hughes died of injuries he suffered in the crash.

Further testing is underway, and the death remains under investigation.