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UPDATE: Victim identified in Springfield fatal motorcycle crash


TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD (WKOW) -- Dane County medical examiner Barry Irmen has identified the victim in Wednesday's fatal motorcycle crash as Scott Sachtjen, 53, of Poynette.

The crash happened on Highway 12 in the Town of Springfield. Irmen says Sachtjen died of traumatic injuries from the crash.

The case remains under investigation.


TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD (WKOW) -- One person has died after a two-vehicle crash in the town of Springfield.

It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 12 at State Highway 19. The Dane County Sheriff's Department says a motorcycle operated by a 53-year-old man was traveling west on Highway 12. A van, driven by a 58-year-old man, entered the intersection to turn eastbound on Highway 12 and struck the motorcycle.

The motorcycle operator was pronounced dead at the scene. The operator of the van was not injured.

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