Police: Motorcyclist dies in crash after trying to pass another vehicle

Posted: 8:21 AM, Jul 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-09 13:31:47Z

A Shawano man is dead following a crash Sunday night.

It happened on South Airport Drive about a quarter of a mile south of East Richmond in the city of Shawano.

Police say it appears the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Airport Drive and tried to pass a southbound truck and hit the rear of the truck.

The motorcyclist, 31-year-old Justin Kleczka of Shawano, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet. The driver of the truck, a 30-year-old Shawano man, was not hurt.