07/26/2013 UPDATE:


The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office is releasing the name of the bicyclist that was killed in the motor vehicle vs. bicycle crash on E. Washington Avenue at First Street in the City of Madison.  The crash occurred on Wednesday July 24th at or about 0901hrs.   The man can be identified as:

                                                John B. PRIMM


Madison, WI

A forensic autopsy was completed at the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office on July 25th, 2013.  Preliminary autopsy results support that Mr. Primm’s death is the result of the injuries he sustained in the traffic crash.   Additional testing is underway at this time.

This case remains under investigation by the City of Madison Police Department and the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.



The MPD is investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a bicyclist this morning. A sergeant at the scene indicates the biker was peddling north on S. 1st St. when he collided with a small SUV that was driving outbound on E. Washington Ave. The bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor and no citations were issued to the female driver. It will be up to the Dane County Medical Examiner to release the name of the deceased.