SEPT. 1, 2022, UPDATE:
The operator of the Harley Davidson motorcycle that was fatally injured on Tuesday, August 30th has been identified as Walter S. Hayek IV, a 33-year-old resident of Mount Pleasant, WI.
ORIGINAL AUG. 31, 2022, NEWS RELEASE:
On Tuesday, August 30th, 2022, at 6:45 PM, Kenosha County deputies, and Fire/Rescue personnel from the Village of Somers, WI responded to the intersection of CTH S and CTH H for a serious (2) vehicle crash. Initial reports indicated that a blue Honda Accord that was traveling Eastbound on CTH S was struck in the passenger side by a westbound 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle as the Honda attempted to turn north onto CTH H.
According to deputies on scene, the operator and sole occupant of the Honda sustained minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital by Somers Rescue. Lifesaving measures were attempted on the motorcycle operator but were unsuccessful. The motorcycle operator was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending proper notification.
The operator of the Honda was cooperative with the investigation. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage and were towed from the scene.
Another motorcyclist that was traveling with the involved motorcycle was struck by a piece of debris from the crash and was also transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.
The public is encouraged to contact the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department with any information regarding the crash at 262-605-5100.