Motorcyclist Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 75 in La Platte

La Platte, Nebraska (August 20, 2019) - A motorcyclist was killed in a traffic accident involving several vehicles in La Platte Tuesday evening, authorities said.

The deadly crash took place just before 5:00 p.m. on Highway 75 near Highway 75 and involved four vehicles, including a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the rider has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Authorities said two juveniles were taken to Nebraska Medicine as a precaution.

An investigation into the crash is underway.


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