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On Sunday, August 7th, 2022, the Green County Sheriff's Office was notified that Chad A. Schneider, age 50 of Blanchardville, had died as a result of injuries sustained in the motorcycle crash.
This is Green County's 3rd traffic fatality of 2022.
Jeff Skatrud, Green County Sheriff
At approximately 1:07 PM, Deputies, the Blanchardville Fire Department, Blanchardville EMS, and Med Flight, responded to the W8700 block of State Highway 39, Town of York, for a report of a motorcycle crash with injury.
Investigation determined the operator, Chad A. Schneider, 50 of Blanchardville, was traveling east on STH 39, when he attempted to pass a vehicle in a no-passing zone. Chad was unable to negotiate the curve in the roadway after passing the vehicle and entered the ditch. Chad was ejected from the motorcycle and was not wearing a helmet. Chad sustained serious injury and was transported from the scene by Med Flight.
The motorcycle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene.