Motorcyclist Killed in Hit-and-run Crash at Skyline Drive and Highway 81 near Madison

Madison, Nebraska (September 4, 2019) – A motorcyclist was killed in an alleged hit-and-run accident on Thursday, south on Madison, according to a local news source.

The accident happened on Thursday, August 22, at the intersection of Skyline Drive and Highway 81.

Police said a motorcyclist crashed for unknown reasons on the highway and was run over by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene.

The motorcyclist was killed in the crash. The victim’s identity has not been disclosed.

The Sheriff’s Department is looking for the hit-and-run driver.

An investigation is underway. Anyone with information about the vehicle or the driver is urged to call the Madison County Sheriff’s Department at 402-454-2210 or email them at

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service, we like to advise family the following:

1.       In most cases, it is very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including by not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before it disappears or is altered. 

2.       In Nebraska, it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attorney first.

3.       Nothing in this blog is intended to be legal advice.

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