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(UPDATE) Motorcyclist killed in collision with semitrailer identified | KRVN Radio

(UPDATE) Motorcyclist killed in collision with semitrailer identified

(UPDATE) Motorcyclist killed in collision with semitrailer identified

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VALLEY, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities in eastern Nebraska have identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash. The Nebraska State Patrol says 24-year-old Blake Escamilla, of Fremont, died when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a semitrailer.

The collision occurred around 6:15 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 275 and Nebraska Highway 36, northwest of Valley. Investigators say the eastbound semi was trying to turn left onto Highway 36 when it collided with the westbound motorcycle.

Escamilla was pronounced dead at the scene. The 50-year-old truck driver was not injured.

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VALLEY, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities in eastern Nebraska say a motorcyclist has been killed in a collision with a semitrailer.

The collision occurred around 6:15 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 275 and Nebraska Highway 36, northwest of Valley.

It’s not yet clear what led to the accident. The names of those involved have not been released.

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