UPDATE: name released in motorcycle fatality
The Wisconsin State Patrol has released the name of the person killed Thursday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle on Hwy 51 in Lincoln County.
The victim is 75-year old Robert P. Berger of St. Francis.
According to the State Patrol, Berger was the lone operator on his motorcycle, traveling northbound on Hwy 51. Just south of the 225 exit he lost control and entered the median, causing the motorcycle to roll; Berger was ejected.
He was transported by ambulance to Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk, where he later died. The crash remains under investigation.