1 killed, 1 injured in Morristown motorcycle crash

A group of motorcycle riders was traveling eastbound on State Route 74 when two collided, according to DPS.

ARIZONA, USA — One person was killed and another was seriously injured during a motorcycle crash near Morristown on Saturday night. 

According to the Department of Public Safety, a group of motorcycle riders was going eastbound on State Route 74 when one attempted a pass and hit another. 

Both of the riders were thrown from their bikes and neither were wearing a helmet, DPS said. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

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Services set for Ross Township firefighter killed in motorcycle crash

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According to a release, Sparks, 23 from Hanover Township, was killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday morning in Reilly Township.

Sparks worked at the Ross Township Fire Department for the past five years. He had also served at the Milford Community Fire Department for the past two years.

Sparks was a graduate of Ross High School and earned a degree in Firefighting and EMS from Butler Tech, according to his obituary.

A visitation is scheduled for Sunday at the Charles C. Young Funeral Home, 4032 Hamilton Cleves Road in Ross, from 1 to 5 p.m. Additional parking can be found across the street from the funeral home at Flub’s Ice Cream Shop.

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Westlake man and 14-year-old killed in motorcycle, four-wheeler crash

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According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred on Thursday December 23, at around 10:30 p.m. in the 3100 block of Davis Road in Westlake. The crash involved a motorcycle and a four-wheeler.

An investigation by deputies revealed the motorcycle and the four-wheeler were both traveling north on Davis Road when the motorcycle struck the four-wheeler from behind. The driver, and only occupant on the motorcycle, along with the driver and the two passengers on the four-wheeler were all ejected.

The driver of the motorcycle, Trey Augustine, 29, Westlake, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the four-wheeler and a juvenile passenger were transported to the hospital, where the 14 year old girl was later pronounced dead.

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Memorial planned Monday for Plant High student killed in motorcycle crash

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Koulouris was riding in South Tampa on the back of a motorcycle driven by 17-year-old Benjamin Francis when they collided with another vehicle. Francis died Friday from his injuries. Koulouris died at a hospital late Monday, said Kenny Hubbel, a family spokesman and youth chaplain at Palma Ceia Presbyterian.

No time has been set yet for the Monday service. A vigil for Koulouris was held at the church Sunday night.

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