Motorcyclist dies following crash on I-43 in Ozaukee County

OZAUKEE COUNTY -- A motorcyclist died Friday morning, November 3rd following a crash on I-43 in the City of Mequon.

According to the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 6:50 a.m. officials were notified of an unoccupied motorcycle laying on its side in the shoulder of southbound I-43, just south of Pioneer Road.

Several cars were reportedly pulled over in the immediate area as well. Subsequent 911 calls revealed that the operator of the motorcycle had been located and CPR was in progress.

The motorcycle operator was pronounced dead at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon.

Officials say no criminal violations were obvious.