Incident Summary:

07/03/2020: An assailant intentionally rammed his truck into a motorcycle driver in Taycheedah, Wisconsin, United States. The motorcycle driver, identified as Phillip Thiessen, was killed in the assault. Police arrested Daniel Navarro in connection with the attack. Navarro stated that he targeted a motorcycle because he wanted to kill the person and targeted a Harley-Davidson because of their racist culture. He also stated that he carried out the attack because of the world being created by President Donald Trump and white people. Furthermore, he asserted that he had thoughts of causing a vehicle accident earlier in the day before he eventually carried out the attack.



United States

North America

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Location Details:
The incident occurred along Winnebago drive.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description White Civilian: Phillip Thiessen
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Vehicle (not to include vehicle-borne explosives, i.e., car or truck bombs)
Weapon Details
A pickup truck was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-White extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 1
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Mexican American man charged with hate crime in fatal crash," Associated Press Newswires, July 10, 2020.