GRAND ISLAND, NE – Police in Grand Island responded to a collision that killed a motorcyclist on Monday night, KSNB reports.
The incident occurred in the vicinity of South Locust Street and Woodland Drive. Police said two motorcyclists were speeding as they raced south on South Locust Street at about 7:30 p.m. One of the motorcycles was struck by a GMC Yukon that was turning from South Locust Street onto Woodland Drive.
The motorcycle rider was thrown from his bike and rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead of his injuries. The victim was identified as 29-year-old Mark Miller Jr. of Grand Island.
Grand Island police are looking for the second motorcycle rider, who left the scene before officers arrived. Police added that the driver of the Yukon was not believed to have been at fault for the crash due to the speed of the motorcycles.
The incident caused South Locust Street to be closed for several hours for the crash investigation.
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