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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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Two men charged with drag racing in fatal Des Moines motorcycle crash

Two Des Moines men have been charged with vehicular homicide because they were street racing with a man who was killed in an October motorcycle crash, according to the Des Moines Police Department. 

Michael David Crabb, 35, and Brady Joe Clausi, 23,  were charged Jan. 6 with vehicular homicide by drag racing and vehicular homicide by driving recklessly. At 9:35 p.m. Oct. 19 Kyle Eugene Robert Hogue, 37, of Des Moines, was traveling north on his motorcycle near the 6500 block of Iowa Highway 28. Hogue struck the center median and lost control of his motorcycle, according to a criminal complaint. 

He was taken to a hospital, where he died. The three men were drag racing, according to Des Moines Police spokesperson Sgt. Paul Parizek and criminal complaints. 

Crabb told detectives he was driving his motorcycle 160 mph when Hogue crashed, according to a criminal complaint. 

“When asked why they

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Man arrested, charged in fatal 2019 crash in Wichita, Kansas

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A Kansas man has been arrested and charged in a fatal 2019 accident in south Wichita in which the passenger on a motorcycle he drove was killed, records shows.

Travis James Brent Bryson was arrested at his home on Wednesday. He was charged last week on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and operating a vehicle without a proper license, according to Sedgwick County court records. Bryson had his first appearance in court Thursday morning.

Bryson, 31, was released from jail Thursday after posting a $50,000 bond, according to Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Benjamin Blick.

The charges are in connection with a July 21, 2019, fatal crash. The accident happened around 10:34 p.m. on southbound I-135.

Bryson, who lived in Wichita at the time, was driving a 2001 Suzuki when he lost control after hitting a highway wall,

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