James K. Schwamer, 55, of Chilton was killed Sunday, May 13 in a motorcycle vs. vehicle crash on STH 32/57 at CTH E just north of Chilton.
According to Calumet County Coroner Michael F. Klaeser and Calumet County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Schwamer’s wife, Dawn, also was admitted to the hospital with multiple injuries.
The Sheriff’s Office said they were notified at around 10:10 a.m. of the crash in the town of Chilton. The crash investigation showed a vehicle was southbound on STH 32/57 attempting to turn left/east onto CTH E and turned into the path of the northbound motorcycle. The vehicle was being driven by a 33-year-old Milwaukee area resident who was not injured in the accident. A female passenger is his vehicle was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance to Ascension Calumet Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
James Schwamer was flown by the Theda Star emergency medical helicopter to ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah where he died shortly after admission, Klaeser said.