Motorcyclist dies in crash with truck in Shawano

File photo (WLUK/Dave Duchan)

SHAWANO (WLUK) -- A motorcyclist was killed as he was trying to pass a truck in Shawano.

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday on S. Airport Drive, south of E. Richmond Street.

Police say 31-year-old Justin Kleczka of Shawano was traveling southbound on Airport Drive and while attempting to pass a southbound truck, struck the back of the truck.

Kleczka was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet, police say.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

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