Motorcyclist dead after crash in Ripon

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Tym Paul Hollerup.

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RIPON – A man is dead after he was struck by a car while riding his motorcycle early Sunday morning.

It happened just before 3:30 a.m. Police say both vehicles were southbound on Highway 44, north of Douglas Street.

Officials say the driver of the vehicle, a 25-year-old Green Lake man, was looking down at the radio when he hit the motorcyclist from behind.

The motorcyclist, a 35-year-old Ripon man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car was uninjured.

The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

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