Motorcyclist dies in Tuesday crash
JANESVILLE A Janesville man died Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash on Janesville’s east side.
Rock County Coroner Jenifer Keach identified the man as Jerad D. Redders, 29. Police said he lived at 2821 Mohican Road.
The crash happened at 8:54 p.m. Tuesday on Ruger Avenue, one-tenth of a mile west of the Interstate 90/39 overpass.
Redders was traveling west on Ruger when he hit a piece of construction equipment parked along the curb in the westbound lanes, according to a Janesville police news release.
Redders, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle, police said.
He was taken to Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead. The Wisconsin State Patrol is conducting a reconstruction of the accident.
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