May 31, 2017: SHERIFF'S SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE - UPDATE
UPDATE: Drivers names from Tuesday’s fatal crash have been released:
The Green County Coroner’s Office reports that the deceased motorcyclist is identified as Alvin J. Thomas, age 54, of Mt. Horeb, WI. Thomas sustained massive trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene. The operator of the semi-tanker is Randall A. Sager, age 56, of Rock City, IL. Sager was treated for injuries at a local hospital.
Initial Sheriff’s Office reports indicate that the motorcycle drifted across the centerline while rounding a curve and into the path of the oncoming semi. There was no indication of any impaired operation or excessive speed. The collision remains under investigation.
Authorized by: Sheriff Mark A. Rohloff