Gavin Wendricks Death – Dane County officials have identified a motorcycle rider killed in a crash along the interstate over the weekend. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the rider as Gavin Wendricks, 20, on Monday. The Cottage Grove man was pronounced dead at the site of the crash, on I-39/90, near Madison.
The Medical Examiner’s Office completed a forensic examination on Sunday, with preliminary results indicating Wendricks died from the injuries he suffered in the crash.
Wisconsin State Patrol reported on Saturday that two motorcycles were heading southbound on I-39 just after 3:30 p.m. when they both approached the exit for US-12/18 and collided. Both riders fell to the shoulder of the road.
The other driver, a 21-year-old from Sun Prairie, was hurt and was taken to a local hospital.