Lyons man dies after Sunday motorcycle accident

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Gazette staff
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

TOWN OF LYONS—A town of Lyons man died Wednesday morning at a Milwaukee-area hospital after a motorcycle crash Sunday in Walworth County, according to a news release from the Walworth County Sheriff's Office.

According to the news release:

Josh Tauscher, 25, died at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday from his injuries.

The accident happened at 6:23 p.m. Sunday when Tauscher was attempting to enter Highway 50 eastbound from South Road, and he collided with a pickup truck and trailer in the southern lane.

Tauscher was ejected from his motorcycle and struck the trailer before coming to rest in the roadway. He was taken by ambulance to Burlington Memorial Hospital before being flown to a Milwaukee-area hospital.

Police said Tauscher was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, and neither alcohol nor drugs are believed to be contributing factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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