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Motorcyclist killed after truck object falls near Madison

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a motorcyclist died after an object that fell from a truck caused the rider to crash into a road sign in Dane County.The Wisconsin State Patrol says the motorcyclist died at a hospital after the crash Thursday. The Journal Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/2rD1l59 ) the crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. on southbound Interstate 39 near Madison.