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Freeway reopens after full closure in Milwaukee County westbound through Zoo Interchange due to motorcycle crash

There was a full freeway closure in Milwaukee County westbound through the Zoo interchange Wednesday night due to a Waukesha County motorcycle crash, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office tweeted. The freeway has since reopened.

The closure was due to a motorcycle crash with serious injuries on I-94 westbound at Elm Grove Road in Waukesha County, according to the tweet that was posted shortly after 8:30 p.m.

During the closure, all traffic was being diverted off at Highway 100.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office closed the highway on its side of County Line Road as a “standard response” to enable Waukesha County authorities to take care of the crash, any victim(s), the investigation and cleanup, the sheriff’s office said in an email.

“All affected lanes of traffic have reopened,” the sheriff’s office said in a tweet around 10:40 p.m.

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SC man killed in Greenwood County motorcycle crash: Coroner

One person was killed Monday afternoon when a motorcycle ran off a road and crashed into a ditch, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.

Danny Ray Simpson was the rider who died in the accident, Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox said. The 47-year-old Greenwood resident suffered blunt force trauma and died at the scene, according to Cox.

The single-vehicle collision happened at about 4:20 p.m. on Utopia Acres Drive, according to Master Trooper Brandon Bolt of the Highway Patrol. That’s in Greenwood County, near the intersection with U.S. 25.

Simpson was driving west on a 1995 Kawasaki when the motorcycle crossed the center line and ran off the left side of Utopia Acres Drive, Bolt said.

The motorcycle hit a ditch and Simpson was ejected, according to Bolt.

Simpson was the only rider on the bike, Bolt said. No other injuries were reported by Highway Patrol.

There was no

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Fatal crash involving motorcycle closes Lynn Road in Thousand Oaks

A fatal crash involving a motorcycle closed Lynn Road in Thousand Oaks Saturday night.

The incident was reported around 6:20 p.m. near the intersection of Lynn Road and East Kelley Road, according to Ventura County Sheriff’s officials.

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The accident involved the motorcycle and a crossover SUV vehicle, said Deputy Wendell Campbell.

Deputies arrived to find the motorcyclist on the ground near the crash, according to the sheriff’s office.

The motorcycle rider, a 24-year-old man, was killed, Campbell said. The driver of the SUV had been transported to a local hospital.

The motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Lynn Road and collided with the other vehicle at the intersection of East Kelley Road, according to the initial investigation by the sheriff’s office.

The identity of the deceased is pending notification of next of kin by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s

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Sayreville man sentenced to eight years for 2020 fatal motorcycle crash

A Sayreville man who was intoxicated when he lost control of his motorcycle and caused fatal injuries to his passenger a year and a half ago has been sentenced to eight years in state prison on one count of second-degree vehicular homicide.

On Thursday, Jack Piatek, 29, was sentenced by Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Pedro J. Jimenez, Jr., for the July 16, 2020, fatal crash that left Jessica Vinsko, 36, of South Amboy, dead after being ejected from the motorcycle

Piatek must serve 85% of his sentence before he is eligible for parole and will be subject to a 15-year loss of license upon his release, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Acting Chief Joseph Mandola of the Old Bridge Police Department made the joint announcement on Saturday.

The Old Bridge Township police officers who investigated the accident on that July 2020

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