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Motorcycle rider killed in Walworth County crash

Motorcycle rider killed in Walworth County crash

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED May 29, 2012

TOWN OF LAGRANGE - The Walworth County Sheriff's Department says that a motorcycle rider was killed and another was critically injured after a crash involving their  motorcycle and a pickup truck.

William Geimer, 58, died after the crash which happened at about 11:00 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 12 at Tamarack Road in the Town of LaGrange.

Cheryl Geimer, 60, was critically injured.

The following is according to the initial investigation, according to the Sheriff's Department:

Cheryl and William were riding eastbound on Highway 12.  A man from Waterford was driving a truck westbound on 12 when it tried to turn onto Tamarack Road.

Authorities say the truck collided with the motorcycle in the intersection.  The motorcycle had the right of way.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be involved in the crash.