June 23, 2022 – Sheboygan Co., WI – Authorities in neighboring Sheboygan County have released the name of a 63-year-old West Bend man killed in a single vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at approximately 9:22 am.
According to the Sheriff’s Department the Sheboygan County Emergency Communications Center received several 911 calls regarding a single vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred on I-43 at Weeden Creek Road (Northbound Lane), in the Town of Wilson.
Preliminary investigation indicated the vehicle was operated by David John Christophersen.
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The motorcycle was initially travelling north on I-43 when it changed lanes and struck a guard rail. The operator was ejected from the motorcycle. The operator was pronounced dead on scene.
The accident caused the closure of the northbound lanes on I-43 for approximately 2 hours. A cause has yet to be determined. The accident remains under investigation.
Public Safety agencies that assisted during this incident were: Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office, Kohler Police Department, Town of Wilson 1st Responders and Fire. Sheboygan County Highway Department, Orange Cross Ambulance Service.