Shawano man killed in motorcycle crash

A 31-year-old Shawano man was killed in a motorcycle crash on South Airport Drive Sunday night, police reported.

Police were called to the crash just before 8:30 p.m. about a quarter mile south of Richmond Street in the city.

The motorcyclist, Justin Kleczka, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation determined Kleczka was southbound on Airport Drive and attempted to pass a southbound pick-up truck and struck the rear of the truck.

Kleczka was wearing a helmet, police said.

The operator of the truck, a 30-year-old Shawano man, was not injured.

The Shawano County Sheriff’s Department and Wisconsin State Patrol assisted with the investigation.