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Husband, wife dead following crash involving motorcycle

Posted at 10:48 PM, Apr 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-07 19:19:56-04

BELLEVUE, Neb. (KMTV) — Two people are dead after a motorcycle and pickup collided in Bellevue Saturday night.

At 7:31 p.m., Bellevue Police responded to 21st St and Cornhusker Road for a personal injury crush. Upon arrival, officers discovered the crash involved at 1999 Dodge Ram and a 2013 Harley motorcycle. Both riders of the motorcycle were found on the ground not breathing, a press release from the City of Bellevue says.

Officers determined the motorcycle was eastbound on Cornhusker and the Dodge Ram was westbound on Cornhusker, preparing to make a left turn at 21st St.

The Dodge Ram was driven by a 16-year-old male and an adult passenger. The Harley was occupied by two adults.

The motorcycle driver, 39-year-old Jason M. Burgess, was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife and the passenger of the motorcycle, 29-year-old Megan M. Burgess, was transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center with CPR in progress. Megan was later pronounced dead.

Both victims were residents of Bellevue.

Bellevue Police are continuing to investigate the crash. Charges are pending.