2 killed when motorcycle struck utility pole in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT -- Two people were killed when a motorcycle struck a utility pole in Racine County Monday morning, April 6.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. on Highway 11 (Durand Avenue) and International Drive.

Mount Pleasant police said the motorcycle was located adjacent to the highway, and the two adult victims were found nearby.

A preliminary investigation revealed the motorcycle was headed east on Durand Avenue through a construction zone when the motorcycle left the highway and struck the utility pole.

The two victims were identified as Jeffrey Uick, 37, of Racine and Kelly Lawler, 42, of Kenosha.