Authorities identify man killed in crash near Mazomanie

UPDATE (WKOW) -- Dane County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man killed when a motorcycle hit a deer in Mazomanie over the weekend.

Jerome Bernard Sazama, 61, died at the site of the crash. The Arena man and a passenger were thrown from the bike on Highway 78 on Saturday evening. 

Authorities are still investigating the incident. 


MAZOMANIE (WKOW) -- Authorities say a motorcyclist is dead after a crash in Mazomanie Saturday evening.According to Dane County sheriff's officials, the motorcycle hit a deer on Highway 78 near Highway Y around 5:30 p.m. The 61-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman who was a passenger were thrown from the bike and unresponsive when first responders arrived. The man died at the crash site. The woman was airlifted to the hospital where she has life-threatening injuries. Both people were not wearing helmets.Dane County investigators are still looking into the crash. The road reopened around 10 p.m. Saturday. 

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