Monroe County Sheriff’s Office investigates fatal motorcycle crash

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SPARTA, Wis. — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 16 Saturday night.

The sheriff’s office says a 2002 Suzuki GSF 600 was found in a ditch around 10 p.m. The driver, William M. Nelson, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The highway was closed for about one and a half hours.

The incident remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Monroe County Medical Examiner.