**Updated at 5:30 p.m.
The 24-year-old man who died after the motorcycle he was operating collided with a car early Friday morning has been identified.
Racine County Medical Examiner Michael Payne confirmed for The Journal Times that Robert Whisman is the man who passed away.
He also confirmed that Whisman’s 21-year-old female passenger remains in intensive care with a skull fracture and bleeding on the brain.
Racine police say Whisman and the woman at 12:22 a.m. Friday were riding the bike at the intersection of 21st and Lathrop when the accident happened.
The woman and the driver of the other vehicle – a 39-year-old male – were transported to Wheaton Franciscan St. Mary’s for treatment of their injuries. The motorcycle driver passed away.
Police accident investigators and Wisconsin State Patrol are conducting the preliminary investigation into the cause of the accident, RAPD Lt. Al Days said in a press release.
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