Motorcyclist killed in Manitowoc Co. crash

Motorcyclist killed in Manitowoc Co. crash

TOWN OF MEEME – Sheriff’s officials say a 53-year-old Cleveland man is dead after crashing his motorcycle into a piece of farm equipment.

It happened around 7:15 a.m. Monday on County Highway X about ½ mile east of County Highway M in the town of Meeme in Manitowoc County.

Authorities say Eugene Spindler was traveling east on County Highway X when his motorcycle collided with a corn planter being pulled by a tractor. Spindler was ejected from his bike and died from his injuries.

The operator of the tractor was not hurt.

This is the eighth fatal crash in Manitowoc County this year.