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Motorcyclist dies after crash on Hwy 75 near Ames Ave

Posted at 6:17 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 10:20:47-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — All northbound lanes of Highway 75 closed for a period of time Monday after a fatal accident involving a motorcycle near Ames Ave.

Omaha Police say the motorcyclist hit the back of an SUV and was killed.

A school bus in another lane hit debris. Students inside the bus were uninjured.

UPDATE 6/18/19

Police have identified the drivers involved in the accident:

  • The driver of the Harley-Davidson was identified as: Vernon Hunter (W/M, 11/18/1969) Sioux City, IA Deceased. Next of kin notified.
  • The driver of the Honda was identified as: Paul Kohles (W/M, 7/8/1993) Omaha, NE No injuries.
  • The driver of the school bus was identified as: Mattie Holman (B/F, 10/6/1967) Omaha, NE No injuries.