Motorcyclist killed in Ashwaubenon crash identified

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. - Ashwaubenon Public Safety has identified the victim of a crash at Packerland Drive and Grant Street Wednesday as John Nelson of Appleton.

Nelson was riding a three-wheeled sport cycle when Richard Frederick of De Pere failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Packerland Drive and Grant Street, according to law enforcement.

Nelson was a retired Appleton Police Lieutenant.

Nelson was ejected from his sport cycle and later died at a local hospital due to injuries sustained in the crash, according to Ashwaubenon Public Safety.

The crash remains under investigation.

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