Beloit man killed in motorcycle crash
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An accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV claimed the life of the cycle operator.
The Town of Beloit Police Department responded to the intersection of Highway 51 and Inman Parkway around 3:30 Thursday afternoon and reported the cycle had hit the rear of the SUV as the SUV slowed to turn.
Pronounced dead at the scene is 22-year-old Michael Rounds of Beloit. His passenger, 21-year-old Britannie Rounds is listed in very critical condition at UW Hospital in Madison.
Both were ejected from the cycle and neither were wearing helmets. Speed is believed to a factor in the crash.
The driver of the SUV was not hurt.
No tickets were issued pending completion of the investigation.