Motorcyclist killed in Calumet County crash

Posted: 11:20 PM, May 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-14 14:06:21Z

UPDATE: The motorcycle driver, James Schwamer, 55 of Chilton, died from injuries sustained in the crash, according to the Calumet County Sheriff's Department. Schwamer's wife, Dawn, was also admitted to the hospital with multiple injuries.


The Calumet County Sheriff's Department says three people are injured after a vehicle crashed into a motorcycle.

Officials say it happened around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 57 and County Highway E in the Town of Chilton.

They say a vehicle heading south on Highway 57 turned east on County Highway E where the motorcycle was going northbound.

Officials also say the driver of the motorcycle and a passenger were flown to the hospital. The passenger in vehicle was taken to the hospital as well.