Stoughton man killed in east side motorcycle crash

Stoughton man killed in east side motorcycle crash

A 20-year-old Stoughton man was killed Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash on Madison’s east side.

Madison Fire Department spokesperson Cynthia Schuster said crews were dispatched to the intersection of Cottage Grove Road and Acewood Boulevard at 1:26 p.m. for a report of a vehicle versus motorcycle crash.

Investigators said a 51-year-old Madison man was driving east on Cottage Grove Road with his 57-year-old and attempting to make a left turn onto Acewood Boulevard when the motorcyclist traveling west on Cottage Grove Road struck the passenger side of the car.

The motorcyclist was taken to UW Hospital with traumatic injuries and later died from them. The woman in the car was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.