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UPDATE: Motorcycle crash in Dodge County turns fatal | By Sheriff Dale J. Schmidt

April 23, 2024 – Dodge Co., WI – An update on a story from April 14, 2024, when a single motorcycle crash involving serious injury to the operator, a Beaver Dam man, in the township of Calamus, Dodge County, WI.
April 14, 2024 – Dodge Co., WI – On April 14, 2024, at approximately 1:16 a.m., deputies from the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Owl Road in the town of Calamus for a crash involving a single motorcycle operated by a 37-year-old male from the city of Beaver Dam. An individual who lives in the area found the motorcycle and the operator in a field and called 911.
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Once deputies arrived, life-saving measures, including CPR for about 8 minutes by Deputy Dylan Ott, were performed to resuscitate the driver in collaboration with Beaver Dam Fire/Paramedics.
The male was transported to Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam by Beaver Dam Paramedics. He was then transported to UW-Health in Madison by medical helicopter with life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor.
The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.
Assisting the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was the Beaver Dam Fire Department.
Questions may be directed to Sheriff Dale J. Schmidt.
UPDATE TO ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE:
April 23, 2024 – Dodge Co., WI – The driver of the motorcycle has been identified as Thomas Davis of Beaver Dam and the crash is now being investigated as a fatal crash as Thomas Davis has succumbed to his injuries.
The investigation is ongoing.
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