Medical examiner identifies motorcyclist killed in Oconto County crash

OCONTO COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Officials have released the name of a motorcyclist killed in a crash in Oconto County.

The Brown County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as Albert Reppert, 71. He was from Midlothian, Ill.

The crash happened Aug. 14 at 10:42 a.m. The Sheriff's Office says emergency crews responded to a report of a crash involving a car and motorcycle on Highway 41 near County Road J in Pensaukee.

Investigators say a 17-year-old Abrams boy was driving a truck and crossed the median. The teen hit a motorcycle operated by Albert Reppert.

Reppert was taken to a Green Bay hospital. He died from his injuries.

The Sheriff's Office did not release additional information about the Abrams teen driver or the 18-year-old Oconto man who was his passenger.

"This incident remains under investigation by the Oconto County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Brown County Medical Examiner's Office," reads a statement from Sheriff Todd Skarban.