Updated 5:15 p.m. Tuesday
Robert Hassler Jr., a 20-year-old Greenfield man, died Tuesday morning, nearly six days after he suffered severe head injuries in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Nov. 23.
The and a hospital official confirmed Hassler died at approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday at Froedert Hospital.
According to police, eye-witness statements indicate Hassler was traveling at a high speed and was attempting a stunt while not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed in the 5000 block of 116th Street, near .
In the days since the accident, more than 600 people showed their support for Hassler Jr. by "liking" the Support Robert Hassler Jr's Battle/Recovery Facebook page. This afternoon, dozens of people expressed their sorrow about Hassler's passing.
Justin Sibila wrote, "20 is too young to go bud. You were a strong fighter but now we all know you're in a better place. I know I will see you again someday. Miss you bud."
According to the Support Robert Facebook page, friends and family will remember Hassler Jr. during a candlelight vigil at the scene of the accident from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30.