MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sheriff's officials have identified two people who died when a motorcycle crashed into a wall on the interstate in Milwaukee.

Thirty-nine-year-old Jason Tiller and 38-year-old Shameka Calhoun were killed in the crash on Interstate 794 about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Both were from Milwaukee.

The sheriff's office says a group of motorcycles had entered the freeway at a high rate of speed, including the one that crashed. Passers-by stopped to render aid and began CPR until first responders arrived.

The sheriff's department says it closed both sides of the freeway when family members rushed to the scene and ran onto the interstate. They were escorted to a nearby park.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

  • Keep it clean. Comments that are obscene, vulgar or sexually oriented will be removed. Creative spelling of such terms or implied use of such language is banned, also.
  • Don't threaten to hurt or kill anyone.
  • Be nice. No racism, sexism or any other sort of -ism that degrades another person.
  • Harassing comments. If you are the subject of a harassing comment or personal attack by another user, do not respond in-kind. Use the "Report comment abuse" link below to report offensive comments.
  • Share what you know. Give us your eyewitness accounts, background, observations and history.
  • Do not libel anyone. Libel is writing something false about someone that damages that person's reputation.
  • Ask questions. What more do you want to know about the story?
  • Stay focused. Keep on the story's topic.
  • Help us get it right. If you spot a factual error or misspelling, email or call 1-800-362-6712.
  • Remember, this is our site. We set the rules, and we reserve the right to remove any comments that we deem inappropriate.

Report comment abuse