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UPDATE: Authorities identify man killed in Dodge County motorcycle crash

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Dodge County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend.

Officials said Daniel Chase, 34, died when his motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve in the town of Beaver Dam and entered a ditch.

The crash remains under investigation.

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TOWNSHIP OF BEAVER DAM (WKOW) -- The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office reported one man died in a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning.

The sheriff's office reported a call about a motorcycle in the ditch on S. Center Road, near Jackson Road, just after 5 a.m.

Beaver Dam Police Department, Beaver Dam Fire and Rescue, DCERT, and the Dodge County Medical Examiner assisted in the incident.

When officials arrived, they discovered a 34-year-old Beaver Dam man unconscious nearby. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

According to deputies, the motorcycle was heading southbound on S. Center Road and missed the curve, landing in the ditch and throwing the driver.

Investigators said the driver was not wearing a helmet and that speed and alcohol may have lead to the crash.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

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