Motorcyclist killed after car crosses centerline, deputies say

Crash happened south of Merrimac on WI Hwy 113
Motorcyclist killed after car crosses centerline, deputies say
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One man is dead following a car-motorcycle crash south of Merrimac on Wisconsin Highway 113 Sunday afternoon, according to Sauk County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies said the incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday just south of Halweg Road in the Town of Merrimac.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, a preliminary investigation showed a vehicle was going south on 113 when it crossed the centerline and struck a motorcycle head on. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies said the operator of the car was taken to Sauk Prairie Hospital.

This investigation remains under investigation by the Sauk County Sheriff’s office.