Motorcyclist Killed After Collision With Farm Tractor In Columbia County

(Westpoint) A motorcyclist was killed Sunday afternoon after colliding with a tractor in the Town of Westpoint. Just before 4pm the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of a motor vehicle crash on Highway 60 near Hanneman Road. Sheriff Roger Brandner says a farm tractor pulling a gravity box collided with a motorcycle. The operator of the tractor was not injured but the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Brandner says alcohol or drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash which is still under investigation. Identity of the deceased is pending notification of family.  The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Lodi Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, UW Med flight, Lodi EMS, Lodi Fire Department, Sauk Prairie Fire Department, Columbia County Highway Department, Columbia County Medical Examiner’s Office and Blystones Towing.