Motorcyclist dead after striking guard rail along Beltline off-ramp

Madison police squad

MADISON, Wis. — A motorcyclist died Sunday night after striking a guard rail in Madison.

Emergency crews were called to the off-ramp from the eastbound Beltline to Park Street just after 7:15 p.m. Madison police said the motorcycle hit the guard rail and landed near the edge of a nearby pond.

The driver was taken to a local hospital and later died of injuries sustained in the crash. There were no other vehicles involved in the crash.

Police did not release any details about the motorcyclist.

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