Motorcyclist killed in interstate crash near Janesville

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JANESVILLE, Wis. — A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday morning when they lost control while driving on the interstate near Janesville.

Wisconsin State Patrol authorities said the crash happened around 8 a.m. near mile marker 171 on I-39/90.

Witnesses reportedly told law enforcement they saw the motorcyclist had started to exit but changed directions at the last second, causing them to hit the crash barrier and lose control.

Authorities said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.