La Crosse, WI (WXOW) – A 20-year-old Onalaska man is identified as the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash Monday night on the north side of La Crosse.
According to La Crosse Police, Kalen Islam was exiting eastbound I-90 on to Highway 35 at around 8 p.m.
Witnesses told police that Islam popped a wheelie, accelerated across southbound Highway 35, where he hit a median and was thrown off the motorcycle.
He then struck a vehicle headed north on Highway 35. He was declared dead at the scene.
Islam was wearing a helmet according to police.
The northbound lanes were closed until midnight as the Wisconsin State Patrol did their investigation into the incident.